Idle No More protests continue to wake up a nation

The issues that are galvanizing First Nation groups in Canada are in direct response to the unsustainable and exploitative treatment of the land and resources in this country. Continue reading Idle No More protests continue to wake up a nation

Wilderness Committee decries new logging road permit issued in BC’s Clayoquot Sound

Vancouver – The Wilderness Committee has reacted to news that on April 1 a permit was issued by the BC government to the First Nation owned logging company Iisaak Forest Resources Ltd to build a logging road into a pristine valley in Clayoquot Sound. Continue reading Wilderness Committee decries new logging road permit issued in BC’s Clayoquot Sound

Controversial mine in South Nahanni watershed headed for rigorous scrutiny

Fort Simpson – The Dehcho First Nations (DFN), Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) and Ecojustice are pleased to announce that the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board has decided in favour of DFN and CPAWS’ request to scope the entire Prairie Creek mine project, including the winter road, into one environmental assessment. Continue reading Controversial mine in South Nahanni watershed headed for rigorous scrutiny