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Healthier watersheds, wetlands on the horizon for B.C.

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Communities throughout the province are restoring watersheds and wetlands to protect aquatic ecosystems and promote healthier environments for British Columbians and wildlife. During the past...

1,000 kilometres of B.C.’s shoreline slated for cleanup

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Three new projects, in partnership with coastal Indigenous Nations, will target marine debris along B.C.’s shoreline. The Clean Coast, Clean Waters (CCCW) initiative will be...

Shoreline cleanup in B.C. nets 425 tonnes of trash

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Thousands of kilograms of debris have been removed from B.C.’s shoreline as several Clean Coast, Clean Waters (CCCW) projects wrap up their operations. “The Clean...

B.C. municipalities empowered to ban single-use plastics

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Municipalities throughout British Columbia (B.C.) can now move more quickly to prevent plastics from polluting their communities. Under new rules, local governments can institute...

British Columbia Invests in Watershed and Wetland Initiatives

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Through StrongerBC: BC’s Economic Recovery Plan, $27 million has been dedicated to about 70 watershed and wetland initiatives to ensure B.C.’s water stays healthy...

Marine Debris Cleanup Nets Tonnes of Plastics, Marine Gear, and Polystyrene

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B.C.’s largest coastal marine debris cleanup has resulted in over 127-tonnes of marine debris removed from B.C.’s central coast and Queen Charlotte Sound shorelines,...

New Cleanup Funds to Protect Coastal Waters, Create Jobs in B.C.

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Marine debris cleanup projects will be undertaken by coastal Indigenous Nations, local governments, and non-profits to make B.C.’s marine shorelines cleaner. The funding will come...

Government of B.C. Takes Action Against Plastic Waste

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Through new initiatives, the Government of British Columbia is taking action to prevent plastic waste from polluting shorelines and ending up in landfills. “People have...

Coastal First Nations in B.C. to Protect Coastline from Marine Debris

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A partnership between the Government of British Columbia and the Coastal First Nations — Great Bear Initiative will be focusing on removing marine debris...

Federal-Provincial Funding to Support Water and Wastewater Services in B.C.

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Communities in British Columbia will soon be able to apply for a share of the combined $150-million federal-provincial infrastructure funding that will help deliver...

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