Press Releases

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
Thursday, December 1, 2016 (All day)
Provincial government set to fail legal responsibility to protect woodland caribou WINNIPEG – As seasonal talk of pulling Santa's sleigh begins, the Wilderness Committee is warning the provincial government that it is running out of time to release 15 federally required habitat protection plans -- one for each of the woodland caribou ranges in Manitoba.
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.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 (All day)
VANCOUVER, BC —  A just released federal government report about the public meetings held this past summer about the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline intended to repair massive gaps in public consultation has instead minimized the opposition to the project in British Columbia.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 (All day)
WILLIAMS LAKE - MiningWatch Canada today filed a private prosecution against the B.C. government and the Mount Polley Mining Corporation for violations of the federal Fisheries Act in connection with the largest mine waste disaster in Canadian history.
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