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Thursday, July 28, 2022 11:15 AM
New projects funded by the Province in partnership with coastal communities and Indigenous Peoples will clean as much as 1,000 kilometres of B.C.’s coastline, remove as many as 30 derelict vessels and support local jobs.
Saturday, July 9, 2022 9:00 AM
When staff at B.C.’s Invasive Mussel Defence Program were notified that a high-risk watercraft heading for the Lower Mainland appeared to be covered in invasive zebra mussels, inspectors with the Conservation Officer Service (COS) immediately took action.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 10:15 AM
Thousands of kilograms of debris, including styrofoam, plastic bottles, nets, rope, abandoned boats and tires, have been removed from B.C.’s shoreline as several Clean Coast, Clean Waters (CCCW) projects wrap up their operations.
Saturday, September 12, 2020 1:00 PM
Through new initiatives, the Government of British Columbia is taking action to prevent plastic waste from polluting communities, shorelines and ending up in landfills.
Friday, September 20, 2019 2:45 PM
On Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, on shorelines throughout the province, British Columbians will gather to clean up debris and help tackle plastic pollution.
Friday, May 11, 2018 1:15 PM
For the first time, the Government of British Columbia is ensuring there will be dedicated, significant annual funding for B.C.'s Invasive Mussel Defence Program, to help protect the province’s waterways from the environmental, economic and social impacts these invasive species can have.
Saturday, September 19, 2015 12:00 PM
This year marks 22 years for the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, announced Parliamentary Secretary for Energy Literacy and the Environment Jordan Sturdy.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:00 PM
Environment Minister Mary Polak joined volunteers to help cleanup Iona Beach in Richmond, kicking off the 21st year of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.
Saturday, September 21, 2013 1:00 PM
The Province is partnering with the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup to hold cleanup events in communities around the province from Sept. 21-29.