Press Releases

Monday, August 14, 2017 (All day)
VANCOUVER — The Wilderness Committee team are giving each other great big bear hugs this afternoon to celebrate the BC government’s announcement that the trophy hunting of grizzly bears will finally be banned by  November 30.
Thursday, August 10, 2017 (All day)
  VANCOUVER, BC – In a major step for Indigenous rights and the communities fighting Kinder Morgan’s pipeline, the Province of British Columbia has announced legal and regulatory steps to delay and stop the project.
Friday, August 4, 2017 (All day)
Vancouver, August 4, 2017, 3h30pm. As today marks the third anniversary of the Mt Polley Mine disaster and the time limit to file charges under BC laws, Indigenous advocate Bev Sellars announces that she filed private charges against Mount Polley Mining Corporation (Imperial Metals) at the Provincial Court of British Columbia this afternoon in Vancouver. Sellars was acting Chief of Xat’sull First Nation when the disaster struck near her community on August 4, 2014.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 (All day)
After a hard-fought campaign from environmentalists and Indigenous peoples to stop Pacific Northwest LNG, the cancellation of the project is a massive win for communities on the Skeena River and the global climate.
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.  
 
Syndicate content