Shale is not bedrock. Are BC taxpayers are unintentionally paying for the largest environmental and economic catastrophe of BC’s 21st century?
Joyce Nelson uncovers a tangled web that stands to benefit from the Canada-Europe Trade Agreement.
From traditional medicines to heavy cows to climate regulation – the story of Burns Bog, the largest raised peat bog on the west coast of the Americas.
On a clear day in 2026, an LNG facility in Barkley Sound gets in the way of nature. Keith Wyton imagines the results vividly in this short story.
In their latest attempt to resurrect their twice-rejected mine at Teztan Biny (Fish Lake), Taseko Mines Ltd. attempts to undermine the constitution as well as the rights of the Tsilhqot'in - potentially setting a dangerous legal precedent.
Burns Bog in Delta, British Columbia is home to a diverse array of plant and animal species – get to know your ABCs!


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Sphagnum Moss

Listed as the largest undeveloped urban land mass on the Americas’ west coast, Burns Bog is located in Delta,...

Mukunduru protest against SLT dam - Photo via

Gravel Pit – Desolation Sound Saved

The gravel quarry has been nipped in the bud. Lehigh...

Sunset on Vancouver Island's west coast - Photo by Paxson Woelber via Flickr

It was a beautiful day in Sarita Bay. The Christmas season had just passed and a winter high-pressure weather...


Feeding more than seven billion people with minimal environmental and climate impacts is no small feat. That parts...

Slope failure at Site C Dam construction site, July 2016

In September 2009, Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. and SNC-Lavalin Inc. made the following statement: “The uncertainties...

Orca and Kayakers - Photo by Winky

Defying economic logic and fuelled by corporate interests and politicians of all stripes, pipeline battles continue...

Canada Flag

The Canada-EU trade deal called CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) is being rammed down our throats...

Ceremony at Teztan Biny/Fish Lake. Photo by Garth Lenz

It’s the mine that won’t die.

For twenty years Taseko Mines Limited has tried to get approval for a low-grade...

Green Frog

Ever wonder what type of creatures dwell in Burns Bog? Here are some of the species that live in the largest raised...

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