Press Releases

Monday, June 20, 2016 (All day)
VANCOUVER, BC – Today’s encouraging announcement by the federal government to review Canada’s environmental assessment legislation, including the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act and National
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 (All day)
NAKUSP - A recent photo and video expedition has revealed thousands of western toads are dispersing into their forested habitat that is slated to be imminently logged. The images and video show toads under logging equipment, on logging roads as well as on branch roads into the logging cut blocks. Branch roads were constructed in February 2016.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 (All day)
VANCOUVER - The Wilderness Committee is demanding that Prime Minister Trudeau refuse to sign off on any new federal permits required for Site C construction after a damning report by leading Canadian scientists. 
Friday, May 20, 2016 (All day)
VANCOUVER – A report summarizing a public consultation process relating to proposed protected areas, including national park reserve (NPR) status, in the South Okanagan-Similkameen was launched today by the British Columbia government. The 81 day process was launched August 13, 2015 and generated 3,460 comments.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 (All day)
VANCOUVER – Wilderness Committee is outraged but not surprised the National Energy Board (NEB) approved the Kinder Morgan pipeline today despite overwhelming opposition in British Columbia.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 (All day)
News Release New map shows major concerns from 12 municipalities and 38 First Nations along the proposed pipeline and tanker route. VANCOUVER, BC – The Kinder Morgan pipeline panel appointed this morning by the federal government is faced with the impossible task of gaining social licence from BC communities. 
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 
 
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