CPAWS in the News

Media coverage from across the country highlighting CPAWS’ work and our incredible team working so hard to help protect Canada’s wild legacy. 

2022 Media Coverage

Edmonton Journal – How creating Wood Buffalo National Park affected Indigenous peoples (Op-ed)

The Hill Times – ‘An incremental win’: environmental groups praise Canada’s leadership at COP15, call for action to honour promises

SaskToday – New nature deal needs co-operation between Ottawa, provinces, First Nations: experts

National Post – New nature deal needs co-operation between Ottawa, provinces, First Nations: experts

National Observer – With the planet in peril, Canada must get serious about protecting nature

Franceinfo – COP15 biodiversité : près de Montréal, un poisson unique au monde “menacé par un gros port” sur le Saint-Laurent

Radio-Canada – COP15 : le Yukon s’engage à atteindre les objectifs du Canada en matière de conservation

La Presse – Une remise en question du système économique basé sur la croissance serait essentielle

Toronto Star – Progress slow at COP15 talks but some agreement achieved, says environment minister

The Hill Times – Here’s how teachings from the First Nations of the North are leading the way (Op-ed)

The Globe and Mail – Canada works to rescue COP15 biodiversity conference on two fronts

National Observer – With the planet in peril, Canada must get serious about protecting nature (Op-ed)

The Hill Times – Canada is stepping up to help win a global agreement to halt biodiversity loss, but it must also act to stop destruction of nature at home (Op-ed)

Toronto City News – National parks society to rename prestigious award

Edmonton Journal – Indigenous protected areas can help conserve Alberta’s biodiversity (Op-ed)

Winnipeg Free Press – Indigenous leadership key to conservation efforts (Op-ed)

Saskatoon Starphoenix – Saskatchewan remains a conservation laggard in Canada (Op-ed)

The Province – COP15 could mark a new chapter for nature protection in B.C. (Op-ed)

France Inter – Les enjeux de la COP15 à Montréal, segment begins at 4:10 min mark

Penticton Herald – Conservation groups pin hopes on COP15 to preserve biodiversity

The Narwhal – Governments are subsidizing the destruction of nature even as they promise to protect it

North Shore News – 84% of Canadians worried about the future of wildlife, says poll

CBC News – World Report with Marcia Young, segment begins at 7:58 min mark

CBC New – How Indigenous-led conservation could help Canada meet its land and water protection targets

CBC Calgary Eyeopener – Albertan at COP15

Montreal Gazette – Opinion: Parents will be watching COP15 closely

CBC National – Thousands of wild species are at risk of extinction: report

Radio-Canada – Alice de Swarte (SNAP Québec) et Steven Guilbeault parlent de la COP15

La Presse – Une espèce sur cinq est menacée au pays

Times Colonist – One-fifth of known Canadian species face some risk of extinction

APTN National News – Thousands of plants, animals at risk of extinction in Canada: wild species report

The Narwhal – More than 5,000 wild species are at some risk of extinction in Canada

The Hill Times – ‘It’s going to happen’: Minister Guilbeault doubles down on conservation targets

The National Observer – Canadians say they can’t wait for government action on biodiversity loss and climate change (Op-ed)

The Hill Times – New conservation roadmap shows Canada’s potential as nature’s champion

National Observer – A deeper dive into the marine protected network plan on Canada’s West Coast

Yale Environment 360 – Native Guardians: Canada’s First Nations Move to Protect Their Lands

Rocky Mountain Outlook – Banff-Kananaskis NDP candidate worried about changes to park management

Ottawa Citizen- Nature charity brings wildlife art to the Hill as part of push for feds to fulfill preservation goals

National Observer – Canadians say they can’t wait for government action on biodiversity loss and climate change

Prairie Post West – Poll shows Canadians want more and faster government action on land and ocean protection

WooDZog – Charity takes art to Hill to push federal government to achieve conservation goals

Ottawa Sun – Wildlife art brought to the Hill as part of push for feds to fulfill preservation goals

Posts US News – Le nouveau ministère albertain fusionnant les parcs avec la foresterie soulève des drapeaux rouges pour les groupes environnementaux

CBC.CA News – New Alberta ministry merging parks with forestry raises red flags for environmental groups

Presse Canadienne – Voici la liste des événements prévus pour le mercredi 26 octobre 2022

Halifax Examiner – Trees are so rooted, and yet forests move

MountainViewTODAY.ca – Hundreds gather in Northern Alberta to understand proposed IPCA

CTV News – Mixed reaction on potential coal mining in Alberta under new premier

Bourse24.be – Les Canadiens souhaitent que les gouvernements agissent davantage et plus rapidement pour protéger les terres et les océans, indique un nouveau sondage

Toronto Sun – Poll shows Canadians want more and faster government action on land and ocean protection

Presse Canadienne – Les Canadiens souhaitent que les gouvernements agissent davantage et plus rapidement pour protéger les terres et les océans,

Rocky Mountain Outlook – Parks Canada working to reduce growing human-wildlife conflicts

Trend Detail – “The forest is gardened like rhubarb”: Yves Montigny arouses the discontent of ecologists

L’Aurore boréale – Publication de l’ébauche du plan d’aménagement des terres de Dawson

CTV News – Wildlife education program celebrating 25 years of taking students out of the classroom

North Shore News – Plan to create vast B.C. network of protected ocean opens to public; Great bear sea

Winnipeg Free Press – Advocate seeks national designation for urban forest

What’s Now – La SNAP du Manitoba exhorte les candidats à la mairie à protéger la forêt Assiniboine – Winnipeg

Global News – CPAWS Manitoba urges mayoral candidates to protect Assiniboine Forest

RMOTODAY.com – Parks Canada to look at transit options for Kootenay, Yoho national parks

RMOTODAY.com – Widow calls for highway twinning in Yoho National Park

Rocky Mountain Outlook – Parks Canada to look at transit options for Kootenay, Yoho national parks

Eminetracanada.com – ‘Big Accomplishment’: Vision of Vast Network of West Coast Marine Protected Areas Finally Unveiled

National Observer – ‘A huge achievement’: Vision for vast network of West Coast marine protected areas unveiled at last

Victoria Times Colonist -Sea sanctuaries; Plan to create vast B.C. network of protected ocean opens to public

The New Westminster Record – Plan to create vast B.C. network of protected ocean opens to public

Canadian Press – St. Mary’s River group launches new campaign to protect Archibald Lake

CBC.CA News – Whitehorse residents have their say on the city’s draft official community plan

Prairie Post – CPAWS Southern Alberta’s education program celebrating 25th anniversary

Burnaby Now – Plan to create vast B.C. network of protected ocean opens to public

CBC North – No firm commitment from Yukon gov’t over federal land conservation targets

CBC.CA News – Alberta’s selenium review now complete as environmental groups worry about next steps

Bulletin d’Aylmer – Arts fundraiser for Parks and Wilderness

PrinceGeorgeNow – Banff National Park plan focuses on climate change, traffic, Indigenous relations

Yukon News – In the Yukon, nature is thriving. We can keep it that way

CP24 – Banff National Park plan focuses on climate change, traffic, Indigenous relations

The Vancouver Sun – Banff National Park reveals plan to target climate change, traffic, Indigenous relations

Travelsmart – Banff’s new 10 year plan to focus on climate, Indigenous land reconciliation

CBC News Calgary – Climate action a priority for new Banff National Park plan

Ottawa Citizen – Banff National Park plan focuses on climate change, traffic, Indigenous relations

CBC.ca – Who will clean it up?

VOCM-AM – Saving Puffins Without the Patrol: Over 50 Birds Saved by Scientists While Program Suspended

MiningWatch – Unprecedented Boom in Mining Claims Around Mont Tremblant and Southern Quebec: Call for Moratorium

CBC.CA News – Puffin rescue program suspends summer operations as avian flu wreaks havoc on region’s seabirds

Posts US News – La Société pour la nature et les parcs du Canada suspend le programme de patrouille des macareux

VOCM-AM – Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Suspends Puffin Patrol Program

Yahoo! News Canada – NDP propose new funding model for Alberta Parks if elected

CBC Radio One – BC Today – Shift – NB with Vanessa Vander Valk

Pontiac Journal – Coulonge, Black and Dumoine Rivers: new protected areas

Environmental Defence – Debunking Four Myths about Oil Sands Tailings “Ponds”

CBC.CA News – Naskapi Nation vows to protect its paradise in northern Quebec

CBC.CA News – Coal company seeks more than $3.4B in damages from Alberta government over policy change

Canada Gazette – IMPAC5 Endorsed as an Official United Nations Ocean Decade Event

The Narwhal – On braving the wilderness and embracing discomfort

CBC.CA News – Quebec announces new biodiversity reserve along Noire, Coulonge rivers

NationTalk – Canada’s conservation target of 30% protection by 2030 within reach: CPAWS report

The Narwhal – Five proposed protected areas that could help Canada meet its 2030 conservation targets

Whitehorse Daily Star – Keep Park road-free, CPAWS urges

CBC North – Proposal for road over McIntyre creek stirs concerns from 2 environmental groups

L’Aurore boréale – Souhaits et craintes pour la biodiversité yukonnaise

The Toronto Star – Indigenous conservation Canada’s way of the future, Guilbeault says

All in a Day with Alan Neal – CPAWS releases roadmap for getting Canada to hit target of protecting 30% of oceans and land by 2030

The Narwhal – Five proposed protected areas that could help Canada meet its 2030 conservation targets

National Observer – Canada can hit its conservation goals with a huge assist from Indigenous initiatives

Journal de Québec – Québec bonifiera ses aires protégées au sud

CTV News – Groups that fought to preserve Owls Head hail Nova Scotia’s pledge to protect it

InsideOttawaValley.com – Unique opportunity for Ottawa Valley artists

The Energy Mix – High River Becomes First Alberta Town to Back Rocky Mountain Coal Ban

Environmental Defence – New analysis shows massive growth in oil sands tailings, now large enough to cover up Vancouver 2.6 times

CBC.CA News – Canadians love spending time in parks, but those visits have a cost

The Gananoque Reporter – Apply by June 6 to be part of the Dumoine River Art for Wilderness retreat

Ottawa Road Trips – 27+ things to do this week: Canadian Tulip Festival, birdwatching and the Festival of Small Halls

The Belleville Intelligencer – Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society partner with Valley Artisans’ Co-op Gallery to raise funds and awareness of the Dumoine River

Pontiac Journal – Artists WANTED! Dumoine River Artists for Wilderness

CBC.CA News – Changes to Alberta public lands management will weaken environmental protections, critics say

Eminetracanada.com – The Federal Ontario Nature Conservation Agreement is funding “monitoring the extinction of Caribou,” the enviro group said.

Toronto Star – Federal-Ontario conservation agreement funds ‘the watching of the extinction of caribou,’ enviro groups say

National Observer – Federal-Ontario deal just funds ‘the watching of the extinction of caribou,’ enviro groups say

ECO Magazine – IMPAC5 Rescheduled to 3-9 February 2023

The Windsor Star – Caribou protection deal between Ontario and feds falls short: Environmental groups

CBC North – High school students rally to protest gov’t inaction on climate change

CBC.CA News – Alberta planning to count day-use numbers in provincial parks

CBC.CA News – Ottawa threatens to use Species at Risk Act to protect Quebec caribou

Yukon News – Ten youth named to Yukon’s next climate change panel – Yukon News

ICI Radio-Canada – La Nuit des idées pour construire ensemble un monde meilleur

CBC – Owls Head, once considered for controversial golf course, designated as provincial park

Saltwire – Owls Head to become Nova Scotia’s next provincial park

Halifax Examiner – Owls Head gets provincial park designation

CBC – Canadians love spending time in parks, but those visits have a cost

New York Times – You Asked 1,000 Questions about Peatlands, and Our Bog Experts Answered (Some of) Them

Le Devoir – Ottawa prêt à détrôner Québec dans la protection du caribou

Radio Canada – Protection du caribou : Ottawa prépare une offensive inédite contre Québec

La Presse – Sans des « engagements fermes » de Québec, Ottawa interviendra

CBC News – Ottawa threatens to use Species at Risk Act to protect Quebec caribou

New York Times – In Quebec, the Clash Over Caribou Heats Up

CBC News – Yukon environment groups want more transparency about carbon emissions

Whitehorse Daily Star – Petition demands more climate change action

CBC News – Can Quebec’s dwindling caribou herds be saved? Environmental groups nix options under study

Gauntlet – New Calgary-Banff rail project proposal raises concerns among conservation groups

L’Aurore boréale – Climat : « perdre du temps, c’est périr »

CTV News – ‘Ban coal mining right now’: Alberta country star says province needs to do more

Toronto Star – Logging paused in A La Peche caribou range, conservation groups call for long-term protection

Rocky Mountain Today – Parks Canada relocating park-and-ride to Lake Louise ski hill

Global News – Conservationists raise concerns about proposed Calgary-Banff rail link

Castanet – B.C. flouting Canadian, international standards on protected areas, says report

The Vancouver Sun – Fisheries Department bans bottom fishing in Howe Sound near glass sponge reefs 

The Winnipeg Free Press – Polar bear maternity dens at risk in Manitoba: CPAWS seeks protection

Stittsville Central – Young adults need to learn outdoors – for their mental health, for our community’s prosperity (Op-ed)

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