Wilderness Committee

Wilderness Committee to appear in court to answer Taseko's defamation charge

Wilderness Committee to appear in court to answer Taseko's defamation charge

“Lawsuits like these eat away at the very foundations of democracy and free speech, which form the basis of our society," says Wilderness Committee's Joe Foy.

Bill 4 Passes, opens B.C. parks to industry

The passage of Bill 4 opens B.C.'s parks to industrial activity including the construction of pipelines and resource extraction.

Vancouver Island’s remaining old-growth a disappearing treasure

If unsustainable forest practices continue in BC, we risk losing some of the last ancient wonders in our own backyard.

Cortes Island ForestFest: Forest activism for all generations

ForestFest spurred completion of the infrastructure for a forest protest camp, including a kitchen

Burnaby MP asks what BC gets out of Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion

Burnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart is keeping a close eye on Kinder Morgan’s plans. The Trans Mountain pipeline goes right through his riding. He’s brought the issue up in the House of Commons and...

Kinder Morgan oil sands pipeline expansion plan said to pose risks beyond leaks and spills

While public and media scrutiny centers on oil spills and pipeline leaks, environmentalists are trying to broaden the picture to include the impact of using heavy oil on Vancouver's carbon footprint.

Stanley Park on the front lines if there's an oil spill, Wilderness Committee warns at public forum

“No more rallies and protests,” Rueben George  of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation told the audience at the Wilderness Committee's Stanley Park Tanker Town Hall on Thursday. “This is a time...

Park Board motion aims to protect Vancouver beaches from oil spill threat

Park Board commissioner Niki Sharma says the proposed expansion of Kinder Morgan’s oil sands pipeline—combined with the closing of spill response centres—would set the city up for disaster.

Earth Day in Vancouver: parade, politics and pipeline opposition

A parade and rally on East Vancouver's Commercial Drive brought thousands of supporters together to celebrate Earth Day 2012, and to voice their opposition to pipelines and tankers on their coast.

At oil sands film screening, panelists call on B.C. to refuse pipeline

A panel of pipeline opponents address key oilsands-related concerns between screenings of David Lavallee's feature documentary, "White Water, Black Gold".