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OSLC Submission to BC Government Climate Preparedness and Adaptation Plan

Recently the Government of British Columbia welcomed submissions as part of a public consultation on its Climate Preparedness and Adaptation Plan. OSLC prepared its submission with an indigenous worldview in mind. Okanagan Valley communities are located on the occupied territory of the Syilx and Splatsin peoples who have lived here sustainably for millennia, in harmony with the land, the water…

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David Jenkins speaks to Global News

OSLC Submission to City of Kelowna Public Hearing

David Jenkins is imploring Kelowna city council to be extremely diligent when considering McKinley Beach’s latest development proposal. “You should like upon it like the Trojan Horse,” Jenkins told Global News. Jenkins, an OSLC Board member, says the group vehemently opposes the latest development application by McKinley Beach to the City of Kelowna. “This goes completely in the face of the…

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 All Hands on Deck: An Assessment of Provincial, Territorial and Federal Readiness to Deliver a Safe Climate

Pembina Institute Unlocking a prosperous future for all will require bold, ambitious action on climate from governments across Canada. To measure readiness to act on climate, Pembina Institute in collaboration with Simon Fraser University’s School of Resource and Environmental Management assessed the performance of provinces, territories, and the federal government on 24 policy indicators across 11 categories. The indicators represent…

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Clean BC Climate Change Accountability Report 2020

This 2020 Climate Change Accountability Report summarizes B.C.’s actions and progress towards a stronger, cleaner future. It is the first to be tabled publicly in the legislature as part of our commitment to improve climate change accountability.

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Community Trends 2020 Role of Cities in COVID-19 Recovery

The Covid-19 pandemic has been an enormous challenge globally, nationally and locally. Its immediate impacts to human health and economic well-being have resulted in the suffering of thousands of Canadians. In comparison to other regions, BC has had success in limiting the loss of life – the result of strong leadership from public health and community buy-in on physical distancing…

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