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Indigenous leaders in B.C. weigh in on old-growth plan – BC

Indigenous leaders in B.C. weigh in on old-growth plan – BC

VANCOUVER – Indigenous leaders in British Columbia have expressed concerns over the tight timeline and lack of support in the government’s plan for old-growth logging deferrals, while they underscore the urgency of preserving at-risk ecosystems. A panel of scientific experts mapped 26,000 square kilometres of old-growth forests considered at …

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‘We’ve really reached a tipping point’: Scarred by COVID, Chinatown leaders want city to remember its commitment – BC

‘We’ve really reached a tipping point’: Scarred by COVID, Chinatown leaders want city to remember its commitment – BC

Crippled by crime and street disorder, the current “For Lease” landscape in Vancouver’s Chinatown is littered with the scars of its COVID-19 battle. “It’s saddening to see that people treat it with such disrespect,” said Vancouver Chinatown Business Improvement Association president Jordan Eng. 2:38 Chinatown Unmasked: COVID-19 exacerbates crisis on …

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