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Yukon's Peel Watershed case heads to Ottawa

On March 22, the Peel Watershed case will head to Canada's Supreme court. Stand with us as we support our partners in their journey.

On March 22, the Peel Watershed will have its moment in Canada's highest court. 

This is the final step in a long series of legal battles to defend the pure headwaters of the Peel and the expansive wilderness grizzlies, caribou, lynx and more call home.

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 
The outcome of this case will set a precedent for the Yukon that will ripple out across Canada. It is a test of our country's commitment to reconciliation with First Nations and will demonstrate how much we truly value our wild ecosystems. Stand with us as we support our partners. 

Here's how you can get involved: 
  • 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.


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