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Yves Engler | To build a healthier, safer, more pleasant and ecologically sustainable city Toronto needs to jettison a significant share of its current "public space."
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Redeye Collective | In January, the Vancouver parks department cleared a large area of blackberry in Strathcona Community Garden. The plan is to restore the site to a natural habitat for indigenous wildlife.
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Redeye Collective | On March 24, the B.C. government passed a bill to make it easier to change park boundaries and allow industrial development. The bill specifically mentions pipelines, highways and transmission.
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Redeye Collective | The Wilderness Committee has taken a close look at the NDP’s platform. Joe Foy gives us an assessment of what the party says it will do if it wins the provincial election on May 14.
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Redeye Collective | Environmentalists worked hard to get the Flathead watershed in B.C. protected from oil and gas and mining. However, certain areas are not protected from logging, quarrying operations or coal mining.
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Mordecai Briemberg | In 2010, the provincial government banned all mining and oil and gas development in the pristine Flathead Valley. Last month Cline Mining filed notice in B.C. Supreme Court.
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Manuel Schulte | Clayoquot Wilderness Resort was granted permission to build infrastructure for their own private use in one of Vancouver Island's oldest and most extensive provincial parks.
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Mordecai Briemberg | The new law will dilute protection of wilderness parks and give the Minister of Tourism, Parks and Recreation significantly more discretion than previous legislation.
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Lorraine Chisholm | In the north-east corner of the city, there's a highly contested 182-acre piece of land that local residents are determined to convert to a community-oriented park.
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Mordecai Briemberg | In late August, a report by the BC Auditor General confirmed what environmentalists have been saying for years. It found the government is not protectecting the ecological integrity of BC's parks.
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Ralph Surette | The province is prepared to announce a bounty to stop the coyote problem, although by general agreement bounties don't work.
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Lorraine Chisholm | B.C. Environment Minister Barry Penner says there are 200 rangers on-duty in the summer. In fact, the number is closer to 60.