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  • April 27, 2015

    VANCOUVER—Living Oceans commends the British Columbia government and its 18 partner First Nations on the announcement of the Marine Planning Partnership (MaPP) plans in Victoria today. The unveiling of plans for the future of Canada's Pacific Ocean follows on fully a decade of work by Living Oceans to encourage governments to engage in marine planning.

  • April 2, 2015

    VANCOUVER—Living Oceans reacted with shock today to learn that the federal government intends to cut the budget of the National Energy Board, the sole regulator charged with both enhanced pipeline safety and the environmental assessment of dozens of projects.

  • January 26, 2015

    VANCOUVER—Groups opposed to the Northern Gateway pipeline and tanker project today expressed their concern in the face of a major change to safety requirements proposed for a port assessed by Transport Canada as having the highest risk of any existing Canadian port for an oil spill. The change would reduce by up to 70 percent the requirement for pilots to board ships outside Placentia Bay, Newf