Discord between the Tories and environmentalists began when the federal natural resources minister maligned environmental groups as radicals. It escalated with the introduction of Bill C-38, a package of new laws, some directly targeting charities and environmental protections.
Now it’s war.
Thursday, June 7, 2012 (All day)
Two mining companies connected to the rejected New Prosperity Mine proposal sponsored a Board of Trade luncheon with North Vancouver environmental group watchdog and self-proclaimed transparency advocate Vivian Krause this week.
Monday, June 4, 2012 (All day)
Winnipeg Free Press
Local environmental groups joined hundreds of organizations across the country Monday in darkening their websites in protest of a federal bill they regard as anti-democratic and a threat to the environment.
Alors qu'un mouvement national de protestation contre le projet de loi omnibus fédéral C-38 s'est tenu lundi, certains groupes environnementaux au Manitoba soutiennent que le document de plus de 400 pages affaiblit les lois les plus importantes.
Indigenous people from mining communities throughout the Americas joined the Tsilhqot’in First Nation on Friday outside Vancouver’s Terminal City Club in a show of solidarity against the proposed New Prosperity mine west of Williams Lake.
The threat of more than 300 supporters of Jumbo Wild! was too much for Minister of Forest Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thompson and his Deputy Minister to handle according to West Kootenay Coalition for Jumbo Wild organizers.