Will Brookfield Asset Management trash a beloved B.C. forest for cash? Tune in to MTV's Buried Life tonight to find out. (VIDEO)
Tune in to the Buried Life, on November 15th to find out the end of the story that unfolded when MTV got in touch with Zoe Miles to help her fulfil a dream. The dream? Saving a beloved forest slated for clear-cutting by one of the largest corporations in the world with offices in faraway Toronto.
35 million viewers will watch the show, hoping that the company will negotiate with Miles.
But will Flatt do the right thing? Tune in on November 15th and find out.
2,700 acres of gorgeous forest at stake
A flash mob of mostly young women inspired by Cortes Island resident Zoe Miles gathered in front of Brookfield Asset Management on Bay Street in Toronto last August to try to stop logging in one of the islands most beautiful and wild forests. The company owns 2,700 acres of the area around Carrington Bay, at centre of Cortes. Miles told the Vancouver Observer she came to Toronto "to have a conversation with Bruce Flatt, CEO of Brookfield Asset Management, who own 2700 acres of old growth on Cortes Island, threatened by clearcut logging."