Indigenous Peoples

25/09/23
Author: 
Deborah Campbell
Award-winning author Erica Gies: ‘So much of our development has been about subverting water’s natural pathways and habits.’ Photo via Erica Gies website.

Sept. 25, 2023

To withstand drought and deluge, an H2O how-to from Erica Gies, author of ‘Water Always Wins.’ She speaks at UVic on Oct. 3.

21/09/23
Author: 
John Woodside
Trudeau at climate summit

Sept. 21, 2023

Speaking at the Climate Ambition Summit in New York City on Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was grilled for Canada’s massive oil and gas expansion at a time when climate science demands fossil fuels be rapidly phased out.

11/09/23
Author: 
Amanda Follett Hosgood
The RCMP’s Community-Industry Response Group is a regular presence on Wet’suwet’en territory. The unit racked up more than $11 million in expenses for policing the area last fiscal year. Photo by Amanda Follett Hosgood.

Sept. 11, 2023

The force spent $11 million to patrol a remote road in Wet’suwet’en territory.

01/09/23
Author: 
Chad Pawson
A large, old western red cedar on Meares Island off the west coast of Vancouver Island near Tofino. (Jens Wieting/Sierra Club B.C.)

Aug. 29, 2023

Forest management in region since so-called War of the Woods should be model for rest of B.C., critics say

The Sierra Club of B.C. says the logging of large old trees in verdant, biodiverse forests on Vancouver Island has continued mostly unabated in the 30 years since one of the biggest acts of civil disobedience in Canadian history.

31/08/23
Author: 
Emiko Newman and Erin Blondeau
In May this group delivered about 100 cover letter applications to BC MP Carla Qualtrough for good, green jobs that don’t yet exist to show support for a national Youth Climate Corps. Photo by Paola Alvarez.

Aug. 31, 2023

Over 1,000 wildfires are burning across Canada. Families are fleeing their homes, haunted by the very real possibility that they may never be able to return.

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