Tracy Sherlock writes a weekly column about B.C. politics. She also writes about education and social issues. She worked at the Vancouver Sun for ten years and community papers before that. She has received a Michener Award Citation of Merit for her work about child welfare, she has won a Jack Webster Award for feature writing, and she has been nominated for other awards.
The National Energy Board is accepting comments on whether it should consider all climate-related impacts of the proposed Trans Mountain oil pipeline and tanker expansion in its latest review of the project.
A pair of experts on global warming have thrown their support behind a new legal motion urging the National Energy Board should consider all climate-related impacts from the proposed Trans Mountain oil pipeline and tanker expansion in its review of the project.
The B.C. government, First Nations and industry have come together to create a plan to shut down 10 fish farms in the Broughton Archipelago in the next three years. The move aims to protect wild salmon from parasites as they migrate.
Three members of the Secwepemc First Nation were arrested in Kamloops on Monday as they sought to disrupt closed-door talks they were excluded from about the Trans Mountain pipeline taking place between government officials and other Indigenous groups.
Hot on the heels of announcing B.C.’s climate strategy, Environment Minister George Heyman is sharing ideas at the United Nations climate change conference in Poland, talking about how best to reduce emissions while keeping life affordable for both people and businesses.