In Blow to Enbridge, Canada to Ban Oil Tankers Off Northern B.C. Coast

Canada Transportation Minister Marc Garneau made headlines this weekend when he announced that by the end of the year, a long-promised ban on oil tanker traffic will be put in place off the North Coast of British Columbia—weeks after the government was harshly criticized for its bungled response to a spill in that same region. […]

Great Bear Rainforest Agreement

Great Bear Rainforest Agreement

From AMEBC Situation On February 1, 2016, the government of BC and representatives from First Nations, environmental groups and the coastal forest industry celebrated an agreement about land designations along the north and central Coast of BC, referred to as the Great Bear Rainforest. The agreement protects 85% of the forest from timber harvesting, while […]

Non-profit puts British Columbia geological data into the public domain

Non-profit puts British Columbia geological data into the public domain

by Greg Klein | January 26, 2016 A deeper understanding—literally—of some 6,700 square kilometres of northwestern British Columbia has come available not only to professionals but also to the public. Land use planners and local communities, as well as geologists and geophysicists, can benefit from a newly released Geoscience B.C. airborne magnetic survey, the non-profit […]

BC won’t endorse Northern Gateway until environmental assessment complete: Clark

BC won’t endorse Northern Gateway until environmental assessment complete: Clark Vancouver Sun By PETER O’NEIL, Vancouver Sun December 13, 2011 “Certainly in British Columbia we recognize the big contribution that the oilsands make to Canada and to our national economy,” Clark told reporters after a meeting with Alberta Premier Alison Redford … Click for more

Government of British Columbia: June Rights Sale the Fifth Largest …

Marketwire Nine parcels in the Blueberry area, 80 kilometres northwest of Fort St. John, with per hectare bids ranging from $1137 to $6118. British Columbia supports … Click for more