Press Releases

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 (All day)
TORONTO (July 17, 2018) — A Federal Court judge has ruled that a case to protect pollinators from neonicotinoid pesticides must be heard before the courts.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 (All day)
TORONTO – Ecojustice lawyers are in court this week to tell the federal government to buzz off.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 (All day)
VANCOUVER – Video footage and photography obtained by the Wilderness Committee has revealed a massive logging operation in southern mountain caribou habitat, which could put the recovery of this endangered population at risk.
Friday, June 23, 2017 (All day)
VANCOUVER — The Wilderness Committee is deeply saddened by the passing of Gwen Barlee, one of Canada’s leading environmental advocates. Barlee worked as the Wilderness Committee National Policy Director since 2001. She was an invaluable member of the organization’s executive leadership from early on, guiding the organization through many hard-fought environmental campaigns.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 (All day)
WINNIPEG — Two First Nations and two conservation groups are waiting to hear the fate of eight islands on Lake Winnipegosis. The islands that make up the Grand Island and Goose Islands complexes were nominated in 2001 by local First Nations to become protected areas for cultural and wildlife values.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 (All day)
VANCOUVER - The Wilderness Committee is back in court this week as Taseko Mines Ltd. appeals a BC Supreme Court decision that rejected its libel suit against the organization.  
Monday, May 29, 2017 (All day)
VANCOUVER — As Kinder Morgan looks to crowdfund its ill-conceived pipeline, the Wilderness Committee is launching a live map so British Columbians can stay up-to-date if the shovels ever do hit the dirt.
Thursday, May 25, 2017 (All day)
VANCOUVER - Today’s announcement by the federal government delaying urgently needed methane regulations has no justification and is dangerous to our climate, charges the Wilderness Committee.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 (All day)
VANCOUVER - In an open letter sent today to all recently elected MLAs and their party leaders, several non-government organizations and citizen groups are urging them to pause construction on the Site C dam and have the project thoroughly assessed by the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC).
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 (All day)
VANCOUVER - Voters in BC have made clear their opposition to a sevenfold increase in oil tanker traffic through the Salish Sea, according to the Wilderness Committee.
 
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