Health and Environment
Positive water tests downstream from the breached Mount Polley tailings pond mean approval for a controlled release of debris into Hazeltine Creek, but a partial water use ban remains in effect.
A breached tailings pond connected Imperial Metals' Mount Polley Mine, near Likely, BC, has led to an emergency water ban from The Cariboo Regional District.
A northern Ontario First Nation says an unreleased report shows the federal and provincial governments failed to properly address widespread mercury poisoning among its members.
Should Metro Vancouver be able to protect citizens from the health impacts of coal and other goods shipped through our ports? Fraser Surrey Docks is arguing "no" in court.
Forthcoming doc River Blue examines the pollution produced by the blue jean manufacturing and tannery sectors. Damien Gillis interview the film's creators on the issue and their crowdfunder.
"I do not want (us) to be known as the garbage dump for Metro Vancouver," Nanaimo Mayor John Ruttan said Monday night as his council unanimously rejected a proposed incinerator at Duke Point.
Economist Erik Andersen explains how the proposed Duke Point incinerator in Nanaimo, BC - to burn Metro Vancouver's garbage - could cost local homeowners $1.5 Billion in lost property values.
Many Gulf Coast residents who pitched in after the April 20, 2010, explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig now suffer from lingering respiratory and health problems.
Alberta doctor John O'Connor issued a warning this week to US senators reviewing the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that Canada is concealing the health impacts of the Tar Sands.
The pages of Karla and Alain Labrecques photo albums reek of bitumen. They're so soaked with toxic fumes that just looking at their photos makes them ill.