Environmental Groups

18/10/17
Author: 
Ian Bailey
Hayley Zachs, campaign associate of Stand.earth, holds a copy of a notice of civil enforcement and a federal court of appeal ruling delivered to their office by a bailiff notifying them of the seizure of assets relating to a $14,559.19 judgement owing to Enbridge.  DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Sheriffs turned up at the downtown Vancouver offices of an environment group on Tuesday to seek about $14,000 in unpaid court costs on behalf of energy giant Enbridge Inc., but within hours, the company backed off.

Other environmental groups rallied around Stand.earth, formerly known as ForestEthics, on Tuesday with statements on social media and phone calls offering help. Enbridge did not explain the swift turnaround.

17/10/17

Go to the Stand Facebook page for updates on attempts by Enbridge to have a sheriff to seize assets from the Stand office: https://www.facebook.com/standearth/

 
30/09/17
Author: 
Wilderness Committee


What an exciting few months it's been in the fight against liquefied natural gas (LNG). Two massive projects at the mouth of the Skeena River have been scrapped thanks to shoddy economics and fierce opposition.

15/09/17
Author: 
Staff
The District of Saanich has voted to send a letter to greenhouse gas producing fossil fuel companies to hold them accountable for climate change costs. (Martin Meissner/The Associated Press)

Council says taxpayers shouldn't be the only one paying for climate change infrastructure costs

Councillors in the District of Saanich voted unanimously this week to try holding some of the world's largest fossil fuel companies accountable for climate change in their region.

Council pledged to send a letter to 20 large companies involved in extracting fossil fuels, asking them to pay their share of the municipality's climate change costs.

13/09/17
Author: 
Oil Change International

If you're like me, you've been appalled by the lack of discussion of real climate action in the media amidst the massive storms and fires this summer. With that in mind, we're excited to be working alongside our new colleagues at ClimateTruth.org to demand that journalists drive a real conversation of who's to blame and what's to be done about these climate disasters.

Join us in today's tweet storm, as a first step in changing this debate.

11/09/17
Author: 
PVLA and PVEA staff

SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 - VANCOUVER, BC – The Peace Valley Landowner Association (PVLA) and the Peace Valley Environment Association (PVEA) call on the

08/09/17
Author: 
Jens Wieting
Hurricanes (from left) Katia, Irma, and Jose in the West Atlantic Basin simultaneously. NOAA

Unprecedented climate change-fuelled wildfires and hurricanes are a stark global warning that we have little time to contribute to global solutions to save nature, phase out fossil fuels, and leap to a low-carbon economy.

20/07/17
Author: 
Loujain Kurdi

Supreme Court to rule on historic Indigenous rights case on Wednesday July 26

20 July 2017 (OTTAWA) — Canada’s Supreme Court will deliver its ruling on the landmark Indigenous rights case Hamlet of Clyde River et al. v. Petroleum Geo-Services Inc. (PGS) et. al. next Wednesday, deciding whether or not it will allow a highly controversial oil exploration project in the Canadian Arctic to proceed against Inuit opposition.

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