In 1992, Canada first proposed the idea of a World Oceans Day at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, as a day to encourage protection of the ocean and the sustainable management of its resources. Twenty-nine years later, on World Oceans Day 2021, the message of World Oceans Day is needed now more than […]Read more...
WE LOVE THE COAST
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 Indigenous nations, that ensures marine life and coastal communities get the future they deserve.
Resources that inspire and inform our work
A commitment to developing a coastal strategy was included in five provincial Cabinet mandate letters and requires collaboration between three different ministries.Read more...