CUSJ supports the Wet’suwet’en

Letter of January 21, 2020, from CUSJ President Bill Woolverton TO: Honourable Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resources; Premier John Horgan; Adam Olsen, Interim Leader, Green Party of BC; Andrew Wilkinson, Leader of the BC Liberal Party; Federal Justice Minister David Lametti; Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; Jagmeet Singh, New Democratic Party of … Read more CUSJ supports the Wet’suwet’en

Take Action on Conflict Minerals NOW

Write a letter this week to your MP telling them to support Bill C-486 to go forward.  Sample letter on our Action Page Research has shown there is a direct correlation between places where there is a rich supply of minerals, a weak and corrupt government, and unconscionable violence against women, social disruption, and coersion … Read more Take Action on Conflict Minerals NOW

Kamloops Congregation’s unwelcome neighbour: a toxic gold mine

Kamloops Congregation is facing new challenge — a Gold Mine project with toxic potential right next door. The linked article describes effect of large open pit gold mine on Salt Lake City. Updates: In May 2016, the National Observer describes how this open-pit mining project would involve draining a pristine lake, trespassing on unceded First Nations … Read more Kamloops Congregation’s unwelcome neighbour: a toxic gold mine

Stop the Mega Quarry in Melancthon Township, Dufferin County

The county continues its struggle to preserve prime agricultural land for agriculture: Newsletter 2014 03  Melancthon residents – the mayor, farmers, residents -share their opinions on the proposed mega quarry that threatens the area’s agricultural industry. Highland sells land to Bonneville Financial, A Farmland Investment and Management Firm. This wonderful farmland will continue to grow food. … Read more Stop the Mega Quarry in Melancthon Township, Dufferin County

CUSJ Calls for Environmental Review – Quarry

CUSJ Calls for a Complete Environmental Review from both the Provincial and Federal Governments on the Highland Quarry Project in Dufferin County. CUSJ wrote letters in August 2011 to both the Federal and Provincial Governments asking them to hold full environmental assessments in their areas of jurisdiction: CUSJ Request for a Provincial Review CUSJ Request for a … Read more CUSJ Calls for Environmental Review – Quarry