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BC Government Announcement One Small Step to End Old Growth Logging in BC

BC Government Announcement One Small Step to End Old Growth Logging in BC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 9, 2021 Despite today’s announcement by the Province of British Columbia, deferring logging in key areas in Fairy Creek and the Central Walbran, protesters will remain in the Fairy Creek Area. Large-scale logging could still occur in old-growth […]

RCMP Begin Arrests at Caycuse Camp

May 18, 2021 Caycuse Blockade, Ditidaht Territory: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: RCMP entered the Rainforest Flying Squad’s Caycuse camp this morning. Four forest defenders were arrested so far. At least two had locked themselves to a gate, which required first cutting the chain to free them.. They were removed early in the afternoon in a police […]

RCMP Set Up Exclusion Zone at Caycuse

A monumental cedar within an approved cut block in the Caycuse Valley. Credit: Will O’Connell  May 17, 2021   RCMP set up exclusion zone at Caycuse today FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: RCMP set up a checkpoint this morning at Caycuse and at McClure Main, near Rainforest Flying Squad’s Caycuse blockade. This blockade was set up on […]

Open Letter to the RCMP From Rainforest Flying Squad

Dear RCMP: First, thank you for letting us know you will give us 6 hours advance notice before moving in to enforce the injunction orders. This is much appreciated. We would like to assure you that we are a movement committed to peaceful protest as well as abiding by the provincial COVID-19 protocols. We would […]

Why We Stand With Pacheedaht Elder Bill Jones

Why We Stand With Pacheedaht Elder Bill Jones A Statement from the Rainforest Flying Squad April 18, 2021 – For Immediate Release: This past week the Rainforest Flying Squad has been faced with a choice. As spokesperson Glenn Reid explains: “We can fold, under the pressure exerted by government and industry to exploit ancient territorial […]