For over 100 years British Columbians have fought to protect BC’s special wild places from bulldozers, chainsaws, pipelines and development. Today, after many decades of work, 14% of our province – from alpine meadows to old-growth forests – is now safeguarded by our park and protected area system.
The benefits of new government initiatives in the North
March 6, 2014
Manitobans don’t always think of polar bears and beluga whales when they think of their province. But for visitors from around the world, polar bears and beluga whales are major attractions that we are increasingly known for. Churchill is the pre-eminent place for tourists to watch belugas and bears, and take in the tundra, subarctic conditions.
VANCOUVER – The Wilderness Committee is overjoyed at the final decision issued this week by Canada’s Environment Minister, stating that Taseko Mines Ltd.’s proposed New Prosperity Mine is not authorized to proceed.