SCCA News and Events

New Public Health Act Shuts the Public Out

21 April 2008

[From West Coast Environmental Law: www.wcel.org] The province’s new Public Health Act, unveiled on Wednesday April 9, has eliminated the public’s rights to demand an investigation of threats to their health, says West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL). Its preliminary analysis of the province’s new Public Health Act reveals some positive changes in the legislation. However, …

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Chair of BC’s Forest Practices Board to visit Sunshine Coast

10 April 2008

  On Wednesday, April 23rd at 7 pm, Dr. Bruce Fraser will address “Forestry Implications of a Low Carbon Economy” at the Seaside Centre. All members of the community are welcome to attend this open meeting. Invited by the Sunshine Coast Conservation Association, Dr. Fraser plans to talk about climate change policies and BC industrial …

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Sechelt Community Forest is Out of the Watersheds

19 March 2008

March 18, 2008   The details are sketchy as yet but it is apparent that the Sechelt Community Forest has been removed from the Chapman/Gray Community watershed. There are now no logging licencees operating in the community’s main drinking watershed. Bruce Seifert of the Integrated Land Management Bureau (ILMB), in a presentation to the SC …

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Pesticide By-Law passed by District of Sechelt

29 February 2008

On February 20, 2008 the District of Sechelt Council unanimously adopted a Bylaw to ban the cosmetic use of pesticides. Sechelt joins over 135 Canadian communities who have adopted similar bans, including Vancouver, West Vancouver, and Gibsons. The District’s next task will be to assemble an educational program to help residents move from synthetic pesticides …

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Watershed Logging Case on its way to BC Court of Appeal

28 February 2008

October 26, 2007 for Immediate Release   A B.C. Supreme Court decision that cleared the way for logging in the Sunshine Coast’s Chapman Creek Watershed is back in the public eye. Daniel Bouman, Executive Director of the Sunshine Coast Conservation Association, announced today that he, along with the other individuals who participated in the B.C. …

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Sunshine Coast Conservation Association

11 February 2008

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