It's a crown jewel of biodiversity. It's also the only place in B.C. not powered by hydroelectricity, instead using 10,000,000 litres of diesel fuel every year. For Metro Matters: On The Road, @j_mcelroy investigates Haida Gwaii's “dirty little secret”.
Across the world, Haida Gwaii is described as a place with “reverence for the environment” and “Canada's answer to the Galapagos.” Yet every year it burns 10 million litres of diesel.