In Canada, 89% of the land base is publicly owned, this means the government can manage our natural resources for sound ecological purposes and the public good. We work to protect land from improper industrial projects and work for sustainable management of natural public resources and respect for First Nation title and rights.

Our Campaigns

Two-thirds of BC’s land base – 60 million hectares – is covered in trees. Only about 22 million hectares of this vast forest was ever suitable for logging, and much of this has already been logged. These logged forests once harboured the biggest trees and the best wildlife habitat in BC. Now, big stumps mark where the...
Our mining campaign aims to see a less risky, less damaging and more socially just mining industry in BC. Some areas of the province are simply too precious to risk building a mine. Clayoquot Sound is one such region, and there are more. The Wilderness Committee has tackled contentious mining issues since our...
Rainbow, Burnt Bridge, Chipmunk, Tzoonie, Volcano and Statlu are not just colourful names - they are some of the many wild creeks and rivers found throughout British Columbia. They are also just a few of the over 700 water bodies that have been staked by private power corporations since 2002. The rush to stake our...
Healthy freshwater is a provider, both for us and for nature. The plants that we rely on for food and shelter need clean water, animals need water, and freshwater fisheries are a sustaining part of Indigenous peoples. We need clean drinking water for ourselves and use water to keep our households and cities clean and sanitary. The land we live on and care for is filled with freshwater. It is our responsibility to care for it.
Nestled in the northeast corner of British Columbia, the beautiful Peace River Valley is home to First Nations’ territories, fertile agricultural lands and farms, old-growth boreal forests and is one of the most important wildlife corridors in the Yellowstone to Yukon migration corridor chain. But the beautiful Peace...