Wendy Stueck, The Globe and Mail

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Vancouver, WA, United States

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Past articles by Wendy:

Ottawa’s plastics ban facing industry challenge in closely-watched court case

The case concerns the federal government’s decision, announced in May, 2021, to add plastic manufactured items to Schedule 1 of CEPA as a toxic substance → Read More

UN ‘High Seas Treaty’ good news for oceans, but finer details not yet clear

The so-called ‘High Seas Treaty’ would allow for the creation of marine protected areas in the high seas and help meet a global commitment to protect biodiversity in 30 per cent of the world’s oceans by 2030 → Read More

Ottawa to propose emergency order to protect northern spotted owl habitat in B.C.

The federal Environment Minister acknowledges need for emergency order after petition to protect endangered northern spotted owl and their habitat in old-growth forests of southern B.C. → Read More

Commonwealth secretary casts organization as authoritative voice on ocean protection at IMPAC5

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland noted that 45 per cent of the world’s coral reefs and many of the world’s small island developing states are in the Commonwealth → Read More

First Nations, federal and B.C. governments announce co-governance plan for marine protected areas

The Network Action Plan covers the Northern Shelf Bioregion, an area that spans roughly the northern third of Canada’s West Coast → Read More

B.C. to announce energy deal with Indigenous groups after landmark agreement

Agreement with Blueberry River First Nations provides formal role in natural gas projects on its territory and includes $287.5-million in funding → Read More

For elder Dora Wilson, Cowichan sweaters are a lifelong tradition

Ms. Wilson, 80, sold her first Cowichan sweater, which was declared an item of national significance by the federal government in 2011, when she was 15 years old → Read More

Ottawa sets ambitious targets for zero-emissions vehicles. Can they be met?

The regulations would require at least 20 per cent of new vehicles sold in Canada to be zero emission by 2026 → Read More

Ottawa to invest $800M in four Indigenous-led conservation efforts across Canada

The announcement reflects a shift in how Canada approaches its conservation goals, may protect one million square kilometres → Read More

At COP15, Indigenous leaders to show how their conservation efforts can shape global biodiversity agreement

Canada has set ambitious targets to protect biodiversity, which some say can only be reached by working with Indigenous peoples → Read More

Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, PEI to start paying federal carbon tax

Charge will expand to Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island beginning July 1, 2023 → Read More

Indigenous investors plan bids in TC Energy’s $5-billion asset sale

Indigenous investors hope to acquire equity in Canadian pipelines expected to be sold by TC Energy → Read More

UBC, Wet’suwet’en First Nation team up to develop biodegradable packing foam

UBC researchersm to work with B.C. First Nation to build a pilot plant to manufacture biodegradable packing foam from wood waste → Read More

Infrastructure Bank backs Indigenous wastewater facility with $6.4-million loan

Canada Infrastructure Bank loan to the shíshálh Nation in B.C. is the bank’s first investment in the water-treatment sector and could become a template for other projects → Read More

Alberta’s loan guarantee program for Indigenous business ventures seen as model for country

Indigenous communities want to see Alberta’s loan guarantee program spread to more jurisdictions, and especially to federal level → Read More

Three First Nations announce co-ordinated climate response

Three nations plan to explore nature-based solutions on the Halfway River territory – including planting trees and restoring wetlands – to protect and restore ecosystems, as well as nurturing carbon sinks → Read More

Inuit-owned company awarded $122-million maintenance contract for Arctic military base

Inuit-owned Nasittuq Corp. signs 8½-year contract to provide support services for CFS Alert, including housing, food and roads → Read More

Indigenous reconciliation is on corporate Canada’s radar, but more urgency is needed to tackle disparities

Truth and Reconciliation Commission called on Canada’s business sector to ensure Indigenous people have equal access to jobs, training and education opportunities → Read More

Hydro One to offer equity stakes to First Nations in transmission projects worth more than $100-million

Hydro One’s new equity partnership model grew from evidence that Hydro One’s previous approach to Indigenous consultation wasn’t working, says COO → Read More

Indigenous role in renewable energy landscape continues to grow

The number of mid- to large-sized Indigenous renewable energy projects grew by nearly 30 per cent from 2017 to 2020, according to a 2020 report → Read More