Minister Steven Guilbeault and Chief Gordon Planes to make an important announcement towards improving the ecological connectivity between Victoria and Tofino

Media advisory

June 27, 2023                       Victoria, British-Columbia                          Parks Canada

The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, as well as Chief Gordon Planes, T’Sou-ke First Nation, will announce an initiative to curb biodiversity loss and help species at risk and culturally important species move between suitable habitat along the west coast of Vancouver Island between Victoria and Tofino.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.


The details are as follows:


Date:              June 28, 2023

Time:             8:15 a.m. (PDT)

Location:      Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site
                       603 Fort Rodd Hill Rd,
                       Victoria, BC

Members of the media can RSVP by contacting the Parks Canada media relations team at



Information and RSVP:
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