Last year we lost a leading voice for the environment and a dear friend of Wildlands League. Peter Gorrie passed away at the age of 71 in Victoria, British Columbia. If you’ve been a long-time supporter of Wildlands, you’ll be … Continued

Trevor Hesselink of Wildlands League has been pursuing a private prosecution against De Beers.  Ecojustice has represented Trevor for a number of years for the alleged failure of De Beers to report mercury monitoring data collected at its Victor Diamond … Continued

Wildlands League is pleased to announce that its Executive Director, Janet Sumner, is on part time assignment with Environment and Climate Change Canada performing duties as Special Representative on Nature, reporting to the Deputy Minister. Currently 10.5% of Canada’s land … Continued

The private prosecution of De Beers Canada Inc is moving forward to trial. The prosecution is brought by Trevor Hesselink, a private citizen, rather than by government. It alleges that De Beers committed an offence under Ontario environmental law by … Continued

Reprinted with permission. Blog originally appeared at Black Outdoors. by Jacqueline L. Scott It was the kids who grabbed my attention. It was astonishing to see so many people of colour in canoes and kayaks on a Canadian river. Suited up … Continued

It’s been almost two years since Moose Cree first raised preservation of the North French River in a letter to Premier Wynne and still no concrete actions have been taken. The river remains open to resource development activities including mining … Continued

Have you seen our full page ad in the Globe and Mail on boreal caribou? Boreal caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) is one of Canada’s most iconic species. It is classified as threatened nationally under the Species at Risk Act and threatened … Continued