Climate & Environment

April 7, 2022

Can Flowlink stop the flow of sediment into local creeks?

The City of Burnaby, and others in the region, is now requiring construction sites to run all effluent water through the Flowlink system.

March 31, 2022

How can we stop contaminants from entering Burnaby’s creeks?

A recent milk spill into Byrne Creek appears to have caused little damage. But there remains an issue of how contaminants get into creeks.

March 4, 2022

Burnaby is one step closer to establishing community garden program

Two pilot sites have been proposed.

March 1, 2022

CER permits Trans Mountain to skirt city’s fire lane requirements

The Canada Energy Regulator found the city's fire lane requirements to be an undue barrier to the pipeline and tank farm expansion project.

February 22, 2022

Feds insist TMX is still viable, despite new $21.4B price tag. Environmental groups disagree

Trans Mountain put out its latest cost estimate late last week, at a total of $21.4 billion—but the federal government says it's still viable.

February 17, 2022

CER won’t back down on Trans Mountain tree removal decision

The city challenged a decision from the federal regulator for Trans Mountain approving all future tree removal in its pipeline expansion path

February 4, 2022

Another Stoney Creek contamination has residents wondering: how does this keep happening?

The City of Coquitlam has taken action against the sources of the Stoney Creek contamination, and is taking steps to mitigate future incidents.

January 26, 2022

SFU measuring climate anxiety in the wake of the heat dome

A new study looks at climate anxiety in the wake of the deadliest climate-related event in Canadian history.

January 24, 2022

Burnaby council asked to endorse ‘fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty’

The fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty has already been endorsed by several Metro Vancouver municipalities, Toronto and others globally.

January 19, 2022

The road salt that makes winter driving safer may be killing salmon

A local project aims to highlight the damage road salt, which is laid down to help clear snow and ice, can cause in salmon-bearing streams.