A report sharing the knowledge generated at the BC regional gathering of the Together|Ensemble Conference, Canada’s national conference devoted to tracking progress on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The report was produced for Canadian decision-makers in advance of planned high-level global Sustainable Development Goals gatherings at the UN Headquarters.
Two Tanzanian activists working to advance Indigenous Peoples’ rights and priorities joined us to share details about their work, the issues faced by the Maasai communities they work with, and progress being made to address them.
Our International Development Week 2023 kick off event explored women’s lived realities and leadership in the intersecting areas of food security, gender equality, the climate crisis and peace in different regions of the world.
How have the climate crisis and food insecurity (the former significantly exacerbating the latter) affected gender equality
The 10 year anniversary of Creatively United for the Planet’s first Earth Day event was celebrated with an incredible panel of youth voices that featured five young Canadian changemakers working in creative ways to help amplify youth voices in the fight against climate change with research, policy, community building, education
In partnership with Hope International Development Agency, BCCIC and VIDEA, this event will showcase women’s agency and leadership in localized solutions to climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction in Canada, Haiti, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Despite calls to enhance the climate change education offered to students across Canada, the curriculum in many jurisdictions continues to fall short. While the state of the curricula varies from province to province (see Section 3), there are clear trends that curricula across the country is lacking on the subjects of the scientific consensus on climate change,
Redirecting Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Canada: An Opportunity for Environmental Integrity, Social Equity, and Economic Prosperity
To mark the arrival 26th UN Climate Conference (COP26), BCCIC Climate Change’s all-youth delegation to COP26 in Glasgow, UK has authored a policy report calling upon Canadian governments to redirect all forms of fossil fuel subsidies towards a Just Transition, with an emphasis on equity-seeking groups at risk of being
BCCIC’s Climate Change Branch is excited to present its latest publication, “Leveraging the Circular Economy as a Climate Change Solution in British Columbia.”
Through surveys and interviews with climate justice oriented stakeholders and subject matter experts, this policy brief highlights where the BC government can take steps towards circularizing our provincial
Climate justice is a framework that centres social justice and equity in our understanding of climate change, including its causes and impacts, as well as in climate mitigation and adaptation efforts. Currently, municipalities across British Columbia are advancing climate action plans to increase the mitigation and adaptation capacity of their
Achieving Equity in Canada’s Blue Economy: Ensuring no one gets left behind in Canada’s blue economy strategy
The blue economy is an emerging concept that aims for the sustainable use of ocean resources while achieving the triple bottom line of economic, social, and ecological sustainability. The World Bank defines the blue economy as the “sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods, and jobs while preserving the