Yukon's Peel Watershed case heads to Ottawa
On March 22, the Peel Watershed will have its moment in Canada's highest court.
The First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak Dun, the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in, Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Yukon and Yukon Conservation Society
- Watch the hearing live via webcast beginning at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time on March 22;
- If you happen to be in Ottawa, attend one of the many great events happening the week of the hearing including a showing of The Peel Project film on March 19 and a photo exhibition highlighting the Peel Watershed opening on March 22;
- Show your support for protecting this region by signing the Peel Pledge;
- Finally, get on-the-ground updates as Y2Y program director for B.C. and Yukon, Candace Batycki, tweets live from the week's events @candacebatycki or via the hashtag #protectpeel.
This rugged northern wilderness is one of the largest roadless natural areas left in the world. Let's continue to protect this majestic area and shine a light on this important step forward in Canada's history.