The Energy East pipeline proposal is fraught with risk. From the guaranteed release of climate-changing greenhouse gases associated with the pipeline to the risks of a spill in our waterways, to the damages and industrial development in Manitoba’s beloved Whiteshell Provincial Park, Energy East is simply a bad idea.
That’s why we’re asking you to let the Manitoba government know how strongly you feel that this pipeline should not go ahead.
Wilderness Committee to deliver 3,600 letters to Premier Selinger
WINNIPEG - Today at 10:30 a.m. the Wilderness Committee is delivering 3,600 letters to Premier Greg Selinger’s office at the Legislature, asking that the beautiful and wild lower Bird River in eastern Manitoba be permanently protected from development.
Province launches 60-day public consultation process on protection options
VANCOUVER – This morning in a positive announcement following consultations in the region, the BC government released an intentions paper and invited public feedback regarding protection options in the South Okanagan-Similkameen. Included in the proposed protection options is a national park reserve designation.
"I am grinning ear to ear," said Gwen Barlee, Policy Director with the Wilderness Committee. "I grew up in the South Okanagan and every time I go back I see another piece of wilderness gobbled up. Establishing a national park reserve here will be something our children and grandchildren will thank us for."
Please take a moment to write a quick note to the Premier of BC and Prime Minister of Canada in support of the Tsilhqot’in Nation and their plans to designate 300,000 hectares of spectacular wilderness on BC’s Chilcotin Plateau as the Dasiqox Tribal Park.