The threat of a federal decree still hangs over the negotiations between Ottawa and Quebec to arrive at a plan to protect the woodland caribou. Published on May 16, 2022 Source: Pierre Saint-Arnaud, La Presse Canadienne While in Montérégie on Monday, federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault suggested that negotiations are on the right track. "We
Until the last minute, the Quebec Ministry of Forests tried to block the creation of many of the protected areas announced in December by the Ministry of the Environment. This is what documents obtained by La Presse reveal, despite the objections of the Ministry of Forests to their disclosure. Published on May 28, 2021 Source:
The environmentalist group Boreal Action, which was put on notice and muzzled by the Ministry of Forests in 2019 for denouncing the blocking of a civil servant, is calling for a major cleanup in this institution, which it deems to be in the pay of the industry. Published on May 28, 2021 Source: Charles Lecavalier,
In Quebec, population health indicators, including recruitment and adult survival, indicate that almost all officially listed caribou populations are in decline. Published on May 15, 2021 Source: Guillaume Roy, Radio-Canada The picture is not very bright," said Sabrina Plante, a biologist with the Ministère de la Forêt, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP), during
Source: Radio-Canada Saving B.C.'s woodland caribou from extinction is clearly not as simple as protecting its habitat, according to the director of the provincial caribou recovery program. A report released earlier this week says the province's approach to preserving caribou habitat has failed and the caribou population will disappear if changes are not made soon.
Published on March 25, 2021 Source: Boualem Hadjouti, Radio-Canada A year ago, the Val-d'Or woodland caribou herd was placed in an enclosure. The Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks presented this operation as an exceptional measure to try to save the herd, which now consists of six animals, after the death of one of them
Source: Le Devoir Published on February 18, 2020 As the caribou of Val-d'Or are on the verge of extinction, the Legault government recently announced the continuation of studies that should lead to the tabling of a "strategy" to prevent their disappearance. However, Quebec has in hand two detailed analyses, produced at the request of
Source: Le Devoir Published on April 5, 2019 After the former Liberal government decided to let them simply disappear, the Coalition for Quebec's Future is now considering launching a rescue operation for the woodland caribou in the Val-d'Or region. The Boreal Action has confirmed to Le Devoir that it has had several exchanges on