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Vancouver natural gas leads North American cities in toxic benzene

Vancouver natural gas leads North American cities in toxic benzene

Long-term exposure to benzene has been found to cause blood cancers like leukemia.
Ottawa creates $530-million fund to help cities adapt to climate change

Ottawa creates $530-million fund to help cities adapt to climate change

OTTAWA β€” Canadian cities and towns facing an uphill battle to stave off the effects of climate change will share more than half a billion dollars from a new federal adaptation fund, but the money is barely a blip in the bills Canadian municipalities
Speed restrictions, B.C. fishery closures, aim to protect southern killer whales

Speed restrictions, B.C. fishery closures, aim to protect southern killer whales

VANCOUVER β€” The federal government has announced salmon fishery closures and mandatory speed limits in areas where southern resident killer whales forage and travel in the ongoing effort to protect the endangered species.
Cost to return flooded B.C. community to nature nears $1 billion

Cost to return flooded B.C. community to nature nears $1 billion

Buying out Abbotsford lands devastated by 2021 floods could cost nearly $1 billion β€” less than half of the costliest plan to buttress existing flood defences.
Net zero by 2050, an ever-receding target?

Net zero by 2050, an ever-receding target?

Provinces need to do more on energy transition, Clean Energy Canada says
UBCO river study examines adaptation after fire or flood

UBCO river study examines adaptation after fire or flood

Healthy plant life key to flood mitigation, shaping river ecosystems
'We think it's dire': Advocates call for better mussel prevention in B.C.

'We think it's dire': Advocates call for better mussel prevention in B.C.

Advocates agree that mussel prevention will take work across multiple levels of government.
Poilievre would rather 'watch the country burn' than fight climate change: Trudeau

Poilievre would rather 'watch the country burn' than fight climate change: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre's pledges to axe carbon pricing come at a time of wildfires and other disasters and Poilievre would rather "watch the country burn" than continue the fight against climate change.
Sunken fishing vessel raised, fuel offloaded at Henry island

Sunken fishing vessel raised, fuel offloaded at Henry island

Divers used a pump truck onboard a barge to retrieve more than 1,900 litres of diesel fuel from the Chief Joseph, which sank May 3
Dozens of young salmon killed in suspected North Vancouver chemical spill

Dozens of young salmon killed in suspected North Vancouver chemical spill

Someone was power washing nearby, but it’s hard to confirm if that was the source, district says