United Nations Says Canada’s Largest Park Under Threat, Calls for Site C Review; Andrew Nikiforuk; The Tyee


Canada – Wood Buffalo National Park

Downstream impacts of BC’s mega-dam should be assessed: UNESCO report.

If the federal government continues to avoid its environmental responsibilities, Canada’s largest national park could soon be listed as a “world heritage site in danger” due to threats posed by energy development and nearby hydro dams, says the United Nations.

“The time is now to finally give this project the scrutiny it deserves and to establish a basis for informed and balanced decision-making still currently lacking,” says an 85-page UNESCO World Heritage Centre report released last week.

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