New data released on people experiencing homelessness in B.C.

An innovative approach to data collection and reporting is helping government better understand the underlying factors that lead to homelessness and better support people in finding stable housing and services that meet their needs. The 2021 estimate of the number of people experiencing homelessness in B.C., an update from the 2020 and 2019 estimates, is […]

Historic $1B agreement a ‘paradigm shift’ for Indigenous-led conservation in B.C.

Wildsight is pleased that the federal and provincial governments, together with First Nations leadership, has announced more than $1 billion in funding Friday to conserve British Columbia’s species and landscapes through a tripartite nature conservation agreement. Wildsight, with regional teams based throughout the Kootenays, works locally, regionally and globally to protect biodiversity and encourage sustainable […]

Program launched to accelerate conservation of areas around Canada’s National Parks

Habitat loss and climate change threaten the iconic plants and animals that bring our national parks to life. That’s why Canada’s two largest conservation organizations have partnered to protect landscapes around these natural areas. At the Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and Parks Canada (PC) launched the Landscape Resiliency Program, a […]