Indigenous Peoples

29/07/18
Author: 
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.

25/07/18
Author: 
Assembly of First Nations National Youth Council
First Nations Youth at protest camp

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AFN National Youth Council calls for Executive and Chiefs to take stand against Kinder Morgan pipeline

23/07/18
Author: 
Justin Brake

July 20, 2018 

Arriving at dusk on Wednesday evening, Russ Diabo strolled into the Tiny House Warriors village in Blue River, B.C., where he was greeted warmly by land defenders and water protectors.

Nearly 2,000 kilometres away north of Winnipeg there was an Assembly of First Nations debate for the five candidates running for national chief, including Diabo.

But the First Nations policy analyst from Kahnawake would rather be with the grassroots people fighting for something he has spent his lifetime warning people about.

23/07/18
Author: 
Jason Proctor

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

Jul 23, 2018

19/07/18
Author: 
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
19/07/18
Author: 
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.  

19/07/18
Author: 
Kelvin Gawley
Johnny Lee stands in front of a carver's cabin he is building at Camp Cloud. Photograph By KELVIN GAWLEY

Derek Corrigan says the city will go to court, if necessary, to bring camp under control

17/07/18
Author: 
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.

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