Tag: B.C.

UBC report calls for changes in wildfire management

An indigenous-led report released by the University of British Columbia recommends changes in wildfire management and post-fire recovery in British Columbia, including engagement with affected indigenous communities earlier in the process.

UBC raises Musqueam Indian Band flag

University of British Columbia officials have permanently raised the flag of the Musqueam Indian Band on UBC’s Vancouver campus, in recognition of the university’s...

Remediation RFP out for Tulsequah Chief mine

Fisheries conservation and tribal entities in Southeast Alaska are expressing optimism over a potential halt to acid drainage from the Tulsequah Chief mine, now...

Commentary: Clear plan, funding needed for transboundary waterways

Commentary By Chris Zimmer For The Cordova TimesThe Taku River is a vital Southeast Alaska resource. The Taku River is usually Southeast Alaska’s largest overall...

Lawsuit filed in Mount Polley tailings pond disaster

MiningWatch Canada has filed a private prosecution against the government of British Columbia and the Mount Polley Mining Corp., alleging violations of Canada’s federal...

Cordova Girl Scout Troop hikes Chilkoot Trail

Cordova’s Girl Scout Troop 825 rarely lets the grass grow under their young feet.From seeking adventure across the world and teaching others, to performing...

Giant cruise ship makes historic voyage in melting Arctic

By MARK THIESSEN The Associated PressNOME — The giant luxury cruise liner was anchored just off Nome, too hulking to use the Bering Sea community’s...
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