The upcoming Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would increase tanker traffic sevenfold and increase the threat to killer whales, which are endangered. Only 74 southern resident killer whales remain in the water off the Pacific Coast. In 1996, there were 97.
A social worker from British Columbia is alleged to have stolen thousands of dollars in financial benefits from children in care. Lawsuits have been filed on behalf of two youth in British Columbia Supreme Court. Both actions name social worker Robert Riley Saunders, the Ministr
British Columbia's government is creating new legislation to increase the participation of Indigenous people in the environmental assessment of projects.
Fresh water is a precious resource in British Columbia. The POLIS Water Sustainability Project at the University of Victoria is focused on ensuring strong protection for sustainable fresh water.
The Energy Step Code project highlights the power of broad partnerships and creates a path to transform the BC Building Code and reduce greenhouse emissions.
Nuu-chah-nulth artist and historian Ron Hamilton, known as Haa'yuups, of the Hupacasath First Nation in B.C.'s Alberni Valley, was recently named co-curator of a multi-year project to restore and conserve a section that highlights First Nations cultures of the Pacific Northwest.
Three months after the evacuation of Telegraph Creek, B.C., residents are being allowed to return home. The Telegraph Creek community lost 21 homes, two businesses, and several community buildings in the wildfire. All evacuees should be back by December 20.
A study has revealed that more than half of total faculty positions at publicly funded Canadian universities in 2016-17 were contract jobs. Contract jobs with low pay and no benefits have been replacing tenured positions.
Authors Sandeep Pai and Savannah Carr-Wilson have written a new book, Total Transition: The Human Side of the Renewable Energy Revolution, in which they examine the opportunities for renewables.
The skeleton of an elasmosaurus is on display at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.