Press Releases

Thursday, May 12, 2016 (All day)
News Release Keep it Wild education report outlines plan to meet, surpass global protected areas goals WINNIPEG - Today the Wilderness Committee released their new education report - Keep it Wild! A Conservation Vision for Manitoba - a path forward to preserve the province’s wilderness and surpass the global goal of protecting 17 per cent of Manitoba lands and waters by 2020.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 (All day)
News Release The National Energy Board offers misguided projections on tar sands productions VANCOUVER, BC – The National Energy Board projections released today paint a rosy picture of tar sands growth for decades to come, despite the Canadian government’s commitment to reach a global goal to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 (All day)
Media Advisory Wilderness Committee available for comment on BC Auditor General's Report
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 (All day)
News Release Elimination of environmental voice in Manitoba government is regressive and misguided 
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 (All day)
News Release Elimination of environmental voice in Manitoba government is regressive and misguided
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 (All day)
News Release Wilderness Committee claimed wrongful accusation when it was first named last year. 
Thursday, April 14, 2016 (All day)
News Release Wilderness Committee discovers pipeline route crosses Whitemud Watershed Wildlife Management Area, protected from oil and gas development
Thursday, April 7, 2016 (All day)
News Release   VICTORIA – The Wilderness Committee is celebrating an announcement by the BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) late yesterday afternoon, which terminated the assessment for the proposed Raven Coal Mine in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island.
Friday, March 18, 2016 (All day)
The Wilderness Committee is very disappointed with the government’s approval of Woodfibre LNG in Howe Sound.
Thursday, March 17, 2016 (All day)
News Release Open letter urges government to review project and consider alternatives RICHMOND, BC – Community and national organizations are calling on the federal government to launch an environmental review of the proposed Massey Tunnel Replacement Project and to withhold federal infrastructure funding from the project. Resident group Fraser Voices, the Wilderness Committee, Council of Canadians and five other organizations representing over 160,000 members and supporters have sent an open letter urging the federal government to use the money it has promised for infrastructure to fund transit projects in Metro Vancouver instead of the new 10-lane highway bridge.
 
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