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.

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Let’s honour the ocean with a BC Coastal Marine Strategy

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 […]

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"That’s why it’s more important than ever that the B.C. government follows through with its commitment to develop a coastal marine strategy. Developed jointly with First Nations, the strategy would be a “blueprint” for the coast" #coastalmarinestrategy #blueprintforthecoast https://twitter.com/georgiastraight/status/1431022152229269509

#RT @redeyeradio: TOMORROW AT 11:05 | Stephanie Hewson of West Coast Environmental Law on a recent guide to legal tools available to protect our coasts, from January | @WCELaw @Blueprint4Coast

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