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Protesters say logging operations raise fire risk; company says it has curtailed activities

July 20, 2021
Protesters trying to stop ­old-growth logging near Port Renfrew are criticizing forestry operations in the Bugaboo area near Fairy Creek, saying they could spark a fire. The Rainforest Flying . . .

For Pacheedaht First Nation, forestry is a lifeline, bringing jobs and services to the community

July 18, 2021
By the time you drive into Port Renfrew — whether it’s from Victoria or Nanaimo — chances are, you’re going to be at half a tank of gas or less, so your first stop is likely to be the Pacheedaht . . .

Pacheedaht elder’s support for Fairy Creek protesters puts him at odds with own council

July 11, 2021
Before the logging roads were built, Pacheedaht elder Bill Jones’ grandfather used to paddle up the San Juan River to Fairy Lake. From the lake, he would walk up to Fairy Creek and sit in the pools. . .

UVic says it has implemented all recommendations in wake of fatal bus crash

July 7, 2021
The University of Victoria says it has implemented all 43 recommendations stemming from an independent investigation into a field-trip bus crash that killed two first-year students in 2019. The . . .

Fairy Creek and Clayoquot Sound: A tale of two protests, 28 years apart

July 4, 2021
Fairy Creek protester Forest was 17 when she was arrested at Clayoquot Sound in 1993. During a trip to Long Beach, near the shores of the sound, she saw firsthand the effects of clearcut logging . . .

Pacheedaht ask old-growth logging protesters to leave due to fire risk

June 29, 2021
Citing increased risk of wildfires, the Pacheedaht First Nation is asking protesters to vacate the Fairy Creek area and other forested areas during the extreme heat.The nation said it’s worried about. . .

Work begins on researching unmarked burials at Alberni residential school site

June 24, 2021
PORT ALBERNI — When Jeff Cooke first heard that the remains of 215 children were found buried in an unmarked grave at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, he was filled with heartache. . . .

Monique Keiran: It's not just about logging: First Nations have a say on ancestral lands

June 20, 2021
Despite the recent deferral on old-growth logging in the Fairy Creek watershed and Central Walbran areas, the Fairy Creek ­protests ­continue. The deferral suspends logging on 2,034 hectares in . . .

Prominent Canadians and international celebrities lend star power to old-growth cause

June 18, 2021
Brian Mulroney, Margaret Atwood, Jane Fonda and Neil Young are among more than 100 public figures who are adding their voices to the call to protect all old-growth forests in B.C. from logging. “. . .

Huu-ay-aht First Nation sets road map for forest partnership

June 18, 2021
Understanding the land and the will of the people and establishing a strong relationship with the big players in the forest industry are key elements to establishing any First Nation as an equal . . .



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