March 2018 - NWSAR in the Media

March 18, 2018: Alberta Morning News with Peter Watts on chorus radio "Caribou Plan" Lisa Wardley, Deputy Reeve of Mackenzie County and Chair of the NWSAR Committee was interviewed about the province's draft caribou plans before the Committee went to the Legislature to see their petition tabled. Click here to listen

March 19, 2018: Grande Prairie Radio - Big Country 93.1 FM - Lisa Wardley, Chair of the NWSAR Committee talking about caribou recovery plans before the province announced it is pulling its plans back. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

March 19, 2018: CBC News "Alberta suspends caribou protection plan, asks for assistance from Ottawa". Click here to read

March 19, 2018: Edmonton Journal "NDP suspends caribou conservation plan, calls on federal government for cash infusion". Click here to read

March 19, 2018: Everything GP (Grande Prairie) "Alberta suspends caribou protection plan same day a petition is presented" Lisa Wardley, Deputy Reeve of Mackenzie County and Chair of the NWSAR Committee is quoted in this article saying "the petition asks for two things. The first is no additional protected land in the northwest. The second is a detailed study on what the social and economic impacts would be on communities".

March 20, 2018: The Danielle Smith Show on chorus radio "Caribou" Mayor of High Level and Vice-Chair of the NWSAR Committee, Crystal McAteer, spoke about the province's pull back on their caribou protection plans. Click here to listen