Take Action

Grassroots action is very effective and can spread awareness to every community in Canada. The Wilderness Committee always works within the law and uses public awareness campaigns combined with rallies, public presentations, etc. to win campaigns. Be part of our successful campaigns: get involved!

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 11:30am - 3:30pm
The Wilderness Committee is proud to have been picked by one of Vancouver Island’s most exciting eco-tourism businesses as its Earth Day partner this year!
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Join us to Celebrate Earth Day on Commercial Drive! On Monday, April 21st, the 4th Annual Earth Day Celebration will take place in East Vancouver – complete with entertainment, family-friendly activities, music, special guests and much more!
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm
You’re invited to a community forum to learn more about two burning issues facing Nanaimo.
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 7:00pm - Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 8:30pm
Creatively United for the Planet is back with its 3rd annual Earth Day festival, which showcases and celebrates the important work that people are doing to ensure where we live, wo

Campaign Actions

  • Write a letter!

    Did you know that bees and pollinators are in rapid decline? A deadly class of pesticides called neonicotinoids (neo-nicoteen-oids) has been linked to a frightening number of bee deaths all over the world. The European Union has already banned neonicotinoids, but here in Canada, they're still widely used.

  • Write a letter!

    Did you know that pipeline company Kinder Morgan is already doing “research” in our provincial parks?

    In November 2013, the BC Ministry of the Environment issued a park use permit to Trans Mountain Pipeline L.P., which allows the company to conduct “research” related to building a pipeline through five BC protected areas: Finn Creek Provincial Park; North Thompson River Provincial Park; Lac Du Bois Grasslands Protected Area; Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area; and Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park. 

  • Write a letter!

    For over 100 years British Columbians have fought to protect BC’s special wild places from bulldozers, chainsaws, pipelines and development. 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.

    Today that system is under threat.

  • Write your letter now!

    In December 2013, Kinder Morgan submitted its application for the new Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta to Burnaby. The same week, the National Energy Board’s Joint Review Panel released its recommendation to approve the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline from Alberta to Kitimat.

  • Write a letter now!

    We need you to raise your voice against a terrible plan to ship crude oil through northern Manitoba communities to the Port of Churchill, and then by tanker through Hudson Bay. It’s a terrible idea that would put this fragile ecological area at risk!