Former Liberal Blair Lekstrom quits as BC Premier Horgan’s caribou liaison
Was appointed to bridge tensions between local groups, including backcountry enthusiasts and Indigenous nations, over saving threatened herds.
Leaked audit suggests BC environment rules for energy industry being ignored
Commission spokesman said the audit wasn’t released because it was undertaken before some of the new rules were brought in.
Canada to oppose Alaska oil drilling on caribou habitat: minister
Porcupine herd is considered crucial to the physical and cultural health of Indigenous people.
Alberta suspends caribou protection plan, asks for assistance from Ottawa
Wants to collaborate with the feds rather than have an environmental protection order imposed.
Environmentalists say satellite shots show logging in moratorium areas
They claim over the last six months logging did not stop in at least two Quebec locations.
Cenovus scales up caribou protection efforts with $32M project
Aims to replant forests along old access roads, seismic lines covering 3,900 square kilometres.