Fairy Creek Defendants Launch Leave to Appeal Application to the Supreme Court of Canada

Applicants seek opportunity to argue that the public interest should be a consideration in court decisions   Lək̓ʷəŋən Territories (Victoria BC), April 5, 2022:  Three members of the Fairy Creek forest defenders who are advocating…

Fairy Creek Management Plan Draft Reviewed and Rejected by Proponents for Old Growth

FAIRY CREEK MANAGEMENT PLAN DRAFT REVIEWED AND REJECTED BY PROPONENTS FOR OLD GROWTH  Logging company Teal Cedar Ltd. to receive public feedback today Lək̓ʷəŋən Territories (Victoria BC), March 3, 2022: Teal Cedar Ltd., the company…
Police brutality on peaceful protesters

B.C. Supreme Court Precedent Setting Case Proceeds

Evidence of Police Misconduct At Fairy Creek To Be Heard Snuneymuxw, Snawnawas & Stz’uminus Territories, Nanaimo, BC, February 23, 2022: BC Supreme Court Justice Douglas W. Thompson handed down his decision today, allowing a precedent…

Bear Henry Found After Spending 74 Days In The Bush

Lake Cowichan, February 9, 2022  Bear Henry has been found after being missing since November 27, 2021. Bear is a genderqueer, Two Spirit Indigenous person using the pronoun “they.” Drivers from Gemini Logging discovered Bear on…
RCMP Standoff w Elders

Fairy Creek Lawyers File Abuse of Process Application, Crown Counsel Applies to Dismiss Claim

Snuneymuxw, Snawnawas and Stz’uminus Territories (Nanaimo, BC), February 8, 2022: Lawyers representing some of the over 1,100 arrests at Fairy Creek will bring an Abuse of Process Application to the British Columbia Supreme Court in Nanaimo,…

Old Growth Logging Protest Reviewing Options After Court of Appeal Decision

OLD GROWTH LOGGING PROTEST REVIEWING OPTIONS OF COURT OF APPEAL DECISION   Lək̓ʷəŋən Territories (Victoria BC), January 26, 2022: This morning, three Court of Appeal Justices announced that they’ve granted an extension to…

BC’s “Chinook Of The Forest” To Perish Due to Lack of Provincial Protection

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BC’s “Chinook Of The Forest” To Perish Due to Lack of Provincial Protection Government inaction on biodiversity dismantles our greatest existing assets   Lekwungen Territory (Victoria, BC), October 27, 2021: Despite its commitment…

Man Missing for 12 Days at Fairy Creek

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Man Missing for 12 Days at Fairy Creek Gerald Kearney has been missing for 12 days and friends are distressed. The retired lawyer, also known as Smiley, was last seen at Ridge Camp at the Fairy Creek blockades on Wednesday, October 13th. Kearney…

Pacheedaht Community Was Never Consulted on Forestry, Elder says

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Pacheedaht Community Was Never Consulted on Forestry, Elder says Oct.21, 2021, Ada’itsx / Fairy Creek, Pacheedaht Territory: The NDP’s newly introduced legislation still does not protect biodiversity at immediate risk, or Indigenous rights…

BC Supreme Court Refuses Teal-Jones’ Application to Extend Injunction Based on Unlawful Behaviour of RCMP 

Ada’itsx (Fairy Creek, BC), September 28, 2021 – Marking a huge milestone in the fight to protect old-growth forests in BC, today the application to extend the injunction against the forest defenders in Fairy Creek was denied. Supreme Court…