As we watch with disgust as children are separated from their families and detained on the US-Mexico border, we must also take a wide-eyed look at our history of forced separation of children from their families and Indigenous peoples from their land here in Canada.
Peace Valley Campaigner Galen Armstrong talks about his trip to Wood Buffalo National Park, the impacts of Site C, and shares some photos of his journey. Stay tuned for more!
This month, Peace Valley farmers Ken and Arlene Boon have been touring southern BC with a message: Site C is not a done deal. There is a long list of reasons why it still makes sense to scrap Site C and restore the Peace Valley. And there’s one huge reason in particular that is bigger than any megadam: treaty rights.
On the anniversary of Environment Minister Catherine McKenna characterizing an international report that concluded governments have failed to protect Wood Buffalo National Park as a “call to action," a coalition of Indigenous and environmental groups is still waiting for that action.
Despite all the evidence, in December the BC government made the monumentally bad decision to continue construction of the Site C dam. But there's far too much at stake for us to give up the fight. Here's how we can still win.
Today is a dark day. The government has passed up its chance to stop this misbegotten project. Instead, it has betrayed First Nations and all those who voted in hope of stopping Site C.