Rally on Wednesday Against Mining in Clayoquot Sound

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 1:00pm


837 W. Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
49° 17' 10.5396" N, 123° 6' 55.1016" W

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
                      1:00 p.m.

WHERE:     Terminal City Club
                     837 W. Hastings Street
                     Vancouver, BC
                     (view map)

WHO:  Featuring speakers from the Wilderness Committee, Ahousaht and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations, Friends of Clayoquot Sound, and Clayoquot Action.