Rally on Wednesday Against Mining in Clayoquot Sound
Opponents to confront mining company at Imperial Metals’ AGM
VANCOUVER – The Wilderness Committee, along with representatives from First Nations, environmental organizations and other concerned citizens, will gather on Wednesday for a rally outside the Annual General Meeting for Vancouver-based Imperial Metals Corporation, in objection to two proposed mine projects located in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
WHAT: The company’s proposed Catface and Fandora mines – located in Ahousaht and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation territories, respectively – would have devastating impacts on the environment in Clayoquot Sound, threatening wild salmon and the region’s iconic rainforests.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
WHERE: Terminal City Club
837 W. Hastings Street
WHO: Featuring speakers from the Wilderness Committee, Ahousaht and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations, Friends of Clayoquot Sound, and Clayoquot Action.