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Acid rock drainage from Okanagan highway threatens ‘world’s richest’ trout stream

Jan 14, 2014 1 Comments

BY LARRY PYNN, VANCOUVER SUN JANUARY 5, 2014 Dignitaries described the $225-million Okanagan Connector, Highway 97C, as an important new conduit for commercial and industrial activity when it....

What’s Driving Chaotic Dismantling of Canada’s Science Libraries?

Jan 10, 2014 0 Comments

Scientists reject Harper gov't claims vital material is being saved digitally. By Andrew Nikiforuk, 23 Dec 2013, TheTyee.ca  Scientists say the closure of some of the world's finest fishery,....

Hormone-disrupting chemicals found in water at fracking sites

Jan 03, 2014 0 Comments

By Neela Banerjee, December 16, 2013 Water samples collected at Colorado sites where hydraulic fracturing was used to extract natural gas show the presence of chemicals that have....

Water Act violators named in B.C. gov’t report

Dec 18, 2013 0 Comments

BY STEPHANIE IP, THE PROVINCE DECEMBER 11, 2013  A paving company and two individuals are being publicly identified for Water Act violations, as the province moves to name....

Lack of B.C. water regulation ‘really unbelievable,’ activist says

Dec 16, 2013 0 Comments

BY DAN FUMANO, THE PROVINCE OCTOBER 7, 2013 Maude Barlow knows water. And she cares about it, passionately. The national chair of the Council of Canadians has been actively....

Canada, BC Renew Water Monitoring Agreement

Oct 07, 2013 0 Comments

Posted on October 7, 2013: Water Canada  The governments of Canada and British Columbia have renewed an agreement ensuring the collection, processing, publication and distribution of water....

Plan for hydro dam on B.C.’s Similkameen River raises immediate environmental concerns

Oct 03, 2013 0 Comments

BY LARRY PYNN, VANCOUVER SUN, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013 A river that has been identified as one of the most endangered in B.C. is the site of a....

RDNO guilty of not protecting water

Sep 27, 2013 0 Comments

by Carmen Weld - Central Okanagan - Story: 99241 Sep 25, 2013 / 3:51 pm Judge Mayland McKimm laid down an unprecedented verdict today (Wednesday) that found the Regional District....