Our Campaigns in the News

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 (All day) - Common Sense Canadian
A May 16 decision by the BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) to reject the proposed Raven Coal Mine on Vancouver Island should be seen as a victory for citizen mobilization. The project has sparked widespread protest in communities around the proposed mine and in Port Alberni, where a coal port is proposed to export the product to Asia.
Saturday, May 18, 2013 (All day) - Times Colonist
Plans for a massive underground coal mine south of Courtenay, near Buckley Bay, suffered a major blow Friday with provincial rejection of Compliance Coal Corp.’s application for the Raven Underground Coal Project.
Friday, May 17, 2013 (All day) - CBC Radio - All Points West
In this radio interview, the Wilderness Committee's Vancouver Island campaigner Torrance Coste discusses the BC Environmental Assessment Office's rejection of an application from mining company Compliance Energy for their controversial Raven Coal mine project in the Comox Valley.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 (All day) - Court House News
VANCOUVER, B.C. (CN) - British Columbia is shirking its responsibility to protect endangered old-growth forest in the province's lush island coastal regions, environmentalists claim in court.
Saturday, May 4, 2013 (All day) - VICTORIA TIMES COLONIST
In the ongoing skirmishes between salmon farmers and environmental groups, fish farmers appear to have a powerful ally in the provincial government, says Wilderness Committee campaigner Torrance Coste.
Friday, May 3, 2013 (All day) - VICTORIA TIMES COLONIST
Environmental groups are suing the provincial government in hopes of saving the last remaining pockets of coastal Douglas fir forests on Vancouver Island.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 (All day) - Globe and Mail - CP
VANCOUVER - Internal government documents show a startling number of compliance issues with British Columbia's independent power producers and say the province does not have the staff to monitor the projects.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 (All day) - The Canadian Press
Three environmental groups filed legal action Thursday to force the provincial government to boost protection of dwindling old growth forests.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 (All day) - Vancouver Courier
Organizer's two-day walk from Burnaby refinery starts May 4 Sophia Harrison wants more vision from governments when it comes to long-term Canadian energy policies and, to make her point, she'll be leading an 85-kilometre blindfolded group marching from Burnaby to the legislature building in Victoria.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 (All day) - The Tyee
They split the enviro vote in 2009, but can they still spark trouble across the province?
 
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