There is a lot of talk these days about the woodland caribou, an animal species classified as vulnerable in Quebec. The problem is far from new, but our current government, like most of its predecessors, prefers to launch studies and consultations, instead of applying the only effective remedy: tightening the screws on the forestry industry.
The citizen group Solidarité Gaspésie is calling for a moratorium on all silvicultural and forestry work in the Gaspé caribou's range, as well as the implementation of a breeding and reintroduction pilot project in collaboration with the Bioparc. Published on May 24, 2022 Source : Jean-Philippe Thibault, Gaspésie Nouvelles These short term grievances stem from
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
Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault issued an ultimatum Monday for the protection of Quebec's woodland caribou. He will recommend an emergency decree if the file is not resolved by the summer. Published on May 16, 2022 Source : Agence QMI, Le Journal de Montréal Guilbeault is encouraged by the resumption of negotiations between the federal