Darcy Dobell, Vice President Pacific Region of WWF Canada, was kind enough recently to share her thoughts about the Great Bear region. WWF Canada is famous for finding the middle ground where two sides of an environmental argument can agree. Darcy explained that this issue is not just about Great
Canada is less than a week away from signing a 31-year trade deal that will give Chinese companies new powers over Canadian economic and environmental policy, as well as our right to speak out about them. We should not forfeit our democratic principles in pursuit of trade expansion. Join the
Hundreds of organizations, politicians, and high profile people darkened their websites yesterday to protest the federal government’s Bill C-38 which limits federal environmental efforts without input from the people the changes will impact the most. In Vancouver, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal, and St. John’s, environmental leaders and high-profile supporters gathered and spoke
It’s Rhododendron season in Vancouver, and there are lots of Rhodo trees around that are in full bloom. If you like pinky red ones, check out East 7th and East 8th and McLean Street (near the Commercial & Broadway skytrain station). VanDusen Garden’s were in gorgeous bloom last weekend, and
Recently, the Okanagan Nation Alliance and the four South Okanagan bands asked the B.C. Government to return to talks to consider the establishment of a national park in the South Okanagan-Similkameen region. “This is one of the most critically endangered ecosystems in Canada,” stated Chloe O’Loughlin, Director of Terrestrial Conservation
February 2nd, as well as being Groundhog Day, is World Wetlands Day. It’s an important day in Canada partly because there are more wetlands in Canada than in any other country in the world. Canada is home to about one quarter of the world’s wetlands, covering 14% of our country.