The federal government is not doing enough to support First Nations communities contending with food insecurity problems made worse by climate change - and is aggravating the situation by failing to adequately reduce greenhouse gas emissions — says a new report by the U.S.-based Human Rights Watch.
Six years after the Mount Polley disaster, B.C. and international regulatory organizations are still failing to make mining safe, according to several groups monitoring the industry.
In 2014, with just 16 caribou remaining in the Klinse-Za herd, West Moberly First Nations and Saulteau First Nations decided to take matter into their own hands.
The bill would make it illegal for people to unlawfully enter or damage "critical infrastructure"—everything from oil mine sites and railways to sidewalks and highways.
New research project seeks to build better understanding of how locally grown plants can best be used to reclaim disturbed lands.
Lil'wat-led zero-waste group looks to install similar facilities in other Indigenous communities.
Running at full capacity, the Vopak Pacific Canada facility would bring 240 rail cars filled with combustibles through northwest B.C. every day and send 150 oil tankers across the Pacific each year.
The Green New Deal has roots in Indigenous communities — and Julian Brave NoiseCat has been there since the beginning.
Several diesel-powered communities across the territory have looked to renewables to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and attain energy independence.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.