On behalf of the UNION OF BC INDIAN CHIEFS Grand Chief Stewart Phillip President Chief Robert Chamberlin Vice-President Kukpi7 Judy Wilson Secretary-Treasurer

August 7, 2018


OPEN LETTER:    Upholding commitments to reconciliation and Indigenous rights in court regarding the Site C injunction hearings

Dear Premier Horgan and Minister Eby:

We are writing to shed light on the unacceptable and disconcerting gap between your political commitments to reconciliation and Indigenous rights, and BC Hydro’s legal arguments in the current

Witness for the Peace

The hearing for the Site C injunction sought by the West Moberly First Nation continued this week with a morning rally Monday, July 30. Yvonne Tupper, a member of the Saulteau First Nation - along with the white elephant - reminded everyone that it's not too late to stop this debt bomb.

Amnesty International Staff

JULY 27, 2018

As a BC court considers whether to grant an injunction to halt construction of the Site C dam, arguments by BC government lawyers threaten far reaching negative consequences, warns Amnesty International.

Jason Proctor

West Moberly First Nations want interlocutory injunction to stop work ahead of trial

Jul 23, 2018

Sarah Cox 

BC Hydro keeping critical information from the public about a project facing serious setbacks and almost certain delay, says expert witness

Jul 19, 2018 6 min read
Sarah Cox

A report submitted as evidence in a First Nations injunction hearing finds significant setbacks could further complicate the project already behind schedule and over budget

BC Hydro’s troubled Site C dam project, already behind schedule and vastly over-budget, faces an “extremely high probability” of at least a one-year construction delay, according to a leading expert in large hydro dam projects.  

A.J. Klein, Stewart Phillip and Craig Benjamin
FILE PHOTO: Drainage tunnel on the south bank of contstruction on the Site C project of B.C. Hydro. B.C. HYDRO / PNG

July 16, 2018

This month, as the world’s diplomats gather in New York to review progress in implementing the United Nation’s vision of fair and sustainable economic development, Canada wants its own record front and centre. Last year, Prime Minister Trudeau told the UN that the sustainable development goals are “as meaningful in Canada as they are everywhere else in the world.” This year, Canada has put itself forward to be one of only a handful of nations that will be subject to a voluntary review during the UN’s High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.

Charlie Smith
West Moberly Chief Roland Willson is in a David-versus-Goliath struggle to halt construction of the $10.7-billion Site C dam along the Peace River in northeastern B.C. ROLAND WILLSON

 July 13th, 2018

Many British Columbians are under the impression that there's no turning back on the $10.7-billion Site C dam.

That seemed to be the message last December when NDP premier John Horgan announced "with a heavy heart" that the project would be completed.

But the legal skirmishes haven't ended.

Marc Lee

Now that we are in a sunny lull between the end of flooding season and the start of fire season, it’s time we had a talk about fossil fuels and climate change in BC.


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