Environment

Covering a full range of environmental and sustainability issues in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

UPDATED: English Bay oil spill netted Vancouver $266,014

Federal government recovered $2.1 million in wake of Marathassa spill

Earthquake readiness systems improving but gaps remains: experts

Vancouver has ‘killer buildings,’ city consultant tells municipalities conference

B.C. fat helping beef up low-carbon fuel standards

West Coast Reduction finds growing market for renewable fuels made from animal waste

Forest fires in 2017 released staggering amount of GHGs

Strong economic, population growth almost erase GHG emissions reductions over past decade

Scientists identify new viruses in wild, farmed salmon

One of three viruses identified was not known to have infected fish before

Trudeau government to help BC electrify Peace gas sector

B.C., federal governments agree to jointly fund $680 million worth of Peace region electrification projects

Surrey environmental company fined $18k for asbestos violation

An environmental company was recently fined nearly $18,000 an incomplete asbestos assessment at a Burnaby worksite, according to WorkSafeBC. CM Environmental, based in Surrey, is challenging the...

Film and TV productions focus on emissions cuts

Green film awareness up as park board pushes elimination of diesel generators

Turning garbage into jobs

Keeping Canada’s waste in its residents’ backyards isn’t just the ethical thing to do; it can be good for the economy

Waste disposal in B.C.: another burning question

Why incinerators may be better than landfills as a solution for non-recyclable waste