Balancing the Canoe is a reflection and statement of accountability from Sierra Club BC, part of our process to better understand the historical and ongoing impact of our work as experienced by Indigenous peoples.
The federal government finally announced that we are in a climate emergency. The next day, they approved the Trans Mountain tarsands pipeline expansion.
A new statement from the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (UNCERD) has underlined the urgency of immediately suspending construction of the Site C dam.
A special guest blog from Kesia Nagata January 2019 Kesia…
There has been an explosion of media coverage about Indigenous rights and title as a result of the RCMP raid of both the Gitdumden and Unist’ot’en camps. A number of our membership have reached out to us to ask questions. We’ve begun to answer these to the best of our ability.
Sierra Club BC is deeply concerned by the actions threatened by the RCMP to forcibly remove Wet’suwet’en people from their unceded territory, namely the Unist’ot’en and the Gidimt'en who are actively managing their lands and waters.