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Anti-logging protest becomes Canada’s biggest ever act of civil disobedience

At least 866 arrested since April, as police condemned for violence against protesters defending Vancouver Island’s ancient forests A string of protests against old-growth logging in western Canada have become the biggest act of civil disobedience in the country’s history, with the arrest of least 866 people since April. The bitter fight over the future of VancouverContinue reading “Anti-logging protest becomes Canada’s biggest ever act of civil disobedience”

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Photo of massive tree being hauled down Vancouver Island highway sparks global outrage

B.C. Ministry of Forests confirms tree was cut in 2020 and is being transported for processing B.C. officials have confirmed that a massive spruce log photographed as it was hauled down a highway this week was cut on north Vancouver Island in 2020, months before new rules were introduced to protect giant trees. A photo of theContinue reading “Photo of massive tree being hauled down Vancouver Island highway sparks global outrage”

Arrests on Vancouver Island over old-growth logging blockades tally 33 on Saturday

Longtime activist Tzeporah Berman one of those arrested Saturday as RCMP continue enforcing court order More than 30 activists were arrested on Southern Vancouver Island on Saturday, including a prominent environmentalist, as RCMP continue to enforce a court order to allow logging in the area. This week B.C. RCMP began enforcing a court injunction that orders the removalContinue reading “Arrests on Vancouver Island over old-growth logging blockades tally 33 on Saturday”