5,300 postcards delivered to Premier in BC Legislature
VICTORIA – The Wilderness Committee delivered 5,300 postcards to the BC Legislature today, calling on the provincial government to reject logging permits in the central Walbran Valley on southwestern Vancouver Island. The cards, which are individually signed by British Columbians, will be delivered this afternoon during a session of the Legislature by MLA Scott Fraser, whose Alberni-Pacific Rim riding encompasses the Walbran Valley.
VANCOUVER – The Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) has passed multiple resolutions calling for a delay on Site C dam construction pending more review and consultation on impacts, according to several elected officials who attended the UBCM’s 2015 convention.
Right now you have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help create a national park in the South Okanagan Similkameen – one of the most endangered ecosystems in all of Canada. This arid grassland region, renowned for its dark and starry skies, is home to one-third of BC’s endangered species and boasts pallid bats, rattlesnakes and burrowing owls.