Press Releases

Thursday, May 17, 2018 (All day)
  VANCOUVER - Canadian taxpayers will be on the hook for billions of dollars of Kinder Morgan’s losses if the B
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 (All day)
  VANCOUVER—Leadnow, Sierra Club BC, SumOfUs.org and the Wilderness Committee will begin running radio ads Friday urging British Columbians to call their MPs to express their opposition to using public funds to bail out the Kinder Morgan pipeline and tanker project.
Monday, May 7, 2018 (All day)
For Immediate Release   VANCOUVER – Wilderness Committee is cautiously optimistic that Friday’s announcement by Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna will mean concrete action for caribou. McKenna declared that southern mountain caribou are facing imminent threats to recovery in B.C. and Alberta. Hopefully this will mean that caribou finally receive the strong habitat protection they desperately need. 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 (All day)
Yesterday, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada released the first ever section 63 report under the Species at Risk Act, (SARA), where the Minister found that outside of protected areas, provinces and territories have failed to protect almost all of boreal caribou critical habitat.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 (All day)
  Minister goes silent on industrial activity being permitted in park   WINNIPEG –The Wilderness Committee has filed freedom of information (FIPPA) requests with the Manitoba Sustainable Development department after Minister of Sustainable Development Rochelle Squires refused to release information regarding new mining developments in Nopiming Provincial Park. Portions of the park have been quietly bulldozed and logged for mineral exploration in the last few months.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 (All day)
VANCOUVER - Mapping by the Wilderness Committee shows the Kinder Morgan pipeline threatens 50 species at risk across B.C., but many don’
Monday, April 9, 2018 (All day)
Opposition to Kinder Morgan forces company to suspend work   VANCOUVER – Ongoing prot
Monday, April 9, 2018 (All day)
Lawsuit brought by environmental groups survives second attempt to shut it down.  
Thursday, March 29, 2018 (All day)
  Newly bulldozed forests, lowlands destroy park ecosystems  
Monday, March 26, 2018 (All day)
  Injustices will continue for northern hydro-impacted Indigenous communities WINNIPEG - Friday’s announcement by Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister raises red flags for local environmental groups concerned about the lack of diversity on the new Manitoba Hydro board. 
 
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