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Peace Out Documentary Brings Site C Dam Debate to VIFF 2011

— Posted on Sep 28, 2011 09:00 AM in: General News
Peace Out Documentary Brings Site C Dam Debate to VIFF 2011

A new documentary by Charles Wilkinson is playing at this year's Vancouver Film Festival. The setting for the documentary is the fertile Peace River Valley, home to the proposed $7.9-billion Site C Dam, which would be the third dam on the Peace River if it gets built.

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Site C, Yes or No? Government Never Asked Locals

— Posted on Sep 22, 2011 09:00 AM in: General News
Site C, Yes or No? Government Never Asked Locals

BC Hydro Corp. never appears to have outright asked Peace River region residents whether that project should go ahead during a year-long, $8-million public consultation process, which some participants have accused of being biased.

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Grizzly Bear Allies Blast Alberta's Foot Dragging

— Posted on Sep 19, 2011 03:00 PM in: Y2Y in the News
Grizzly Bear Allies Blast Alberta's Foot Dragging

Y2Y and other conservation groups, including Alberta Wilderness Association, CPAWS and the Sierra Club of Canada, urged the Alberta Government to put a moratorium on new road construction to save the endangered grizzly bear.

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As industry Encroaches, Yukoners Make Last Stand to Preserve Unspoiled Wilderness

— Posted on Aug 20, 2011 10:30 AM in: General News
As industry Encroaches, Yukoners Make Last Stand to Preserve Unspoiled Wilderness

Yukon government records show there were 8,431 mining claims staked in the Peel watershed at the start of this year. Star columnist, Paul Watson, tours the Peel Watershed to see what is at stake if the moratorium on mining was removed.

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David Suzuki Demands Full Peel Watershed Protection

— Posted on Aug 01, 2011 10:30 AM in: General News
David Suzuki Demands Full Peel Watershed Protection

One of Canada's most prominent environmentalists, David Suzuki, is wading into the debate over the protection of Yukon's Peel River watershed.

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