The BC coast is a global treasure. It makes British Columbia unique, beautiful and abundant. That’s why it’s so hard to believe BC is one of the only coastal jurisdictions in North America without a united plan and law to protect it.

We’ve inherited a jumble of regulations and laws overseen by different ministries and departments. It’s time for a renovation! Let’s thoughtfully draw a blueprint for the coast. A blueprint, co-designed with First Nations, that ensures marine life and coastal communities get the future they deserve.

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Congratulations to MaPP on receiving the BC Reconciliation Award! “The unique partnership between our communities and British Columbia is a powerful example of Reconciliation in action.” -- Christine Smith-Martin https://coastalfirstnations.ca/mapp-receives-bc-reconciliation-award/

#ICYMI: BC lacks a much-needed overarching authority to oversee coastal flood management & ecosystem conservation. A #BCCoastalStrategy could help facilitate collaborative, nature-based solutions to protect the coast from #climatechange. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc-lacks-plan-for-rising-seas-and-flooding-researcher-says-1.5849904 #bcpoli

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