This webpage provides an overview of the Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Northern Shelf Bioregion which extends from the top of Vancouver Island (Quadra Island / Bute Inlet) and reaches north to the Canada-Alaska border.
This press release announces the declaration of an IPCA in the Raush Valley watershed by Simpcw First Nation (British Columbia).
‘We are inseparable from our land’: Gitxsan Nation house group declares 170,000 hectares of territory protected
This article from the Narwhal reports on the declaration of a new Indigenous Protected Area by the Gitxsan Nation house group in the upper Skeena River watershed in northwest British Columbia.
This links to a webpage that provides an overview of Dınàgà Wek'èhodì (formerly Kwets'ootł'àà), which was identified for protection by the Tłįchǫ Government. The area is culturally important to the Dene and Métis who have used the area for centuries for many activities, including hunting and fishing.
This video from CNN provides a brief overview of Gitdisdzu Lugyeks (Kitasu Bay) Marine Protected Area (MPA) declared by the Kitasoo Xai'xais Nation (British Columbia).
This toolkit, developed by the Canadian Environmental Law Association, aims to shed light on IPCAs as an emerging legal mechanism for protecting lands and water.