Press Releases

Thursday, February 9, 2017 (All day)
VANCOUVER — After ignoring decades of regional planning and mounting public opposition, the provincial government has approved the 10-lane, $3.5 billion Massey Bridge.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 (All day)
Clayoquot Sound Conservation Alliance supports Ahousaht leadership in conservation and community development goals announced today
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 (All day)
VANCOUVER – Premier Clark’s approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline Wednesday puts her squarely in league with the fossil fuel industry over the people she represents.
Friday, December 9, 2016 (All day)
While today’s Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change is a much needed start towards reducing Canada’s emissions, it fails to hold the provinces to account and defeats i
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 (All day)
VANCOUVER - The Wilderness Committee is excited to launch the world premiere of Toad People, a unique and powerful documentary at SFU Woodward's at 6:30 p.m. tonight.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 (All day)
VANCOUVER —  Prime Minister Trudeau approved the controversial Kinder Morgan pipeline today despite widespread and fierce criticism of the project within both BC and the rest of Canada. The pipeline is designed to pump tar sands bitumen from Alberta to a fleet of waiting tankers at the Kinder Morgan’s terminal in Burnaby, BC.
Saturday, November 19, 2016 (All day)
  VANCOUVER – The Wilderness Committee is pleased to announce that the 2016 Eugene Rogers Environmental Award is being granted to Valerie Langer for her decades of dedicated work to preserve and protect the ancient rainforests of coastal British Columbia.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 (All day)
WINNIPEG — Leading environment and policy groups are driving the conversation about Canada’s environmental laws by hosting a public town hall on Wednesday. This timely event coincides with the federal government’s review of recent environmental law changes, with the aim of restoring lost protection.
Monday, November 7, 2016 (All day)
VANCOUVER, BC —  Spill response measures announced in Vancouver by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau on Monday will not be effective in a spill from a tar sands tanker, according to the Wilderness Committee.
Friday, November 4, 2016 (All day)
VANCOUVER, BC —  On the heels of a final investment decision by Singapore-based RGE Pte.Ltd on Woodfibre LNG, Wilderness Committee is criticizing the provincial government for its reckless support for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), which will damage both the global climate and the public purse.
 
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