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Stefan Labbé

Stefan Labbé

Stefan Labbé covers Climate and Environment solutions across British Columbia for Glacier Media. A former digital reporter at the Tri-City News, his work has appeared in the Guardian, the Globe & Mail and PBS Newshour.

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Recent Work by Stefan

Most of B.C. now under a 'dangerous' heat warning — here's why

Most of B.C. now under a 'dangerous' heat warning — here's why

Covering up with a hat to ward off heat exhaustion is a must, says Environment Canada.
Over 1,400 wolves killed in B.C. to save caribou — new research suggests another path

Over 1,400 wolves killed in B.C. to save caribou — new research suggests another path

Since 2015, 1,447 wolves have been killed in the province's cull program, aimed to save B.C.'s woodland caribou. Could tree blockades and 'wolf moguls' offer an alternative? 
'Like a bowl of milk': B.C.'s disappearing glaciers threatens lives, tourism

'Like a bowl of milk': B.C.'s disappearing glaciers threatens lives, tourism

Every year, the province's glaciers lose enough water to fill BC Place Stadium 8,300 times. The province's scientists and outdoor community worry that's putting people and wildlife at risk.
'Like a bowl of milk': B.C.'s disappearing glaciers threatens lives, tourism

'Like a bowl of milk': B.C.'s disappearing glaciers threatens lives, tourism

Every year, the province's glaciers lose enough water to fill BC Place Stadium 8,300 times. The province's scientists and outdoor community worry that's putting people and wildlife at risk.
B.C. First Nation accuses city of 'bad faith' negotiation, habitat destruction as it moves to develop riverfront

B.C. First Nation accuses city of 'bad faith' negotiation, habitat destruction as it moves to develop riverfront

The Katzie First Nation is accusing the City of Maple Ridge of 'bad faith' negotiations on a controversial riverfront development.
Free day passes returning to these 5 busy B.C. parks

Free day passes returning to these 5 busy B.C. parks

Five parks will be included in the revised day-pass system described as a 'pilot' and set to begin June 22. Critics say it does little to fix the root causes of increasingly crowded parks.
Detained refugee family allegedly defrauded by immigration consultant to be deported

Detained refugee family allegedly defrauded by immigration consultant to be deported

A family on the brink of deportation allege they were scammed by an immigration consultant. As they await a return to Colombia and violent threats on their life, some are saying the government needs to crack down on shady consultants.
Generic drug contaminants may lead to cancer, other long-term effects: UBC study

Generic drug contaminants may lead to cancer, other long-term effects: UBC study

Drug contaminants used to treat everything from diabetes, heart disease and heartburn may wreak havoc on person's DNA, up the chance they develop cancer, and lead to several other long-term health outcomes, according to a new UBC study.
Free day passes returning to these 5 busy B.C. parks

Free day passes returning to these 5 busy B.C. parks

Five parks will be included in the revised day-pass system described as a 'pilot' and set to begin June 22. Critics say it does little to fix the root causes of increasingly crowded parks.
Vancouver plan to cut emissions floats $1,000 annual parking fee for heavy polluters

Vancouver plan to cut emissions floats $1,000 annual parking fee for heavy polluters

The 'Climate Emergency Parking Plan,' aimed to reduce pollution, is expected to affect up to 150,000 Vancouver residents who park on the street.