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Letter to Minister LeBlanc regarding Site C permit approval

On July 28, we were shocked and saddened to learn that DFO has issued permits for continued construction of the Site C dam, despite strong opposition by Treaty 8 First Nations, multiple court challenges, and an unprecedented Statement of Concern from over 350 scientists and the Royal Academy of Canada, who unanimously called on the federal government to revisit the Order in Council approving Site C, and to suspend the issuance of further permits pursuant to the Order in Council until it has completed an analysis of the project’s impact on Aboriginal and Treaty rights.

Site C Betrayal

The federal government’s approval of construction permits for the $9 billion Site C megaproject is a cowardly betrayal, says Sierra Club BC.

Will Trudeau reject Petronas?

In May Sierra Club BC launched a letter writing campaign encouraging Prime Minister Trudeau to reject the Petronas liquefied fracked gas terminal at Lelu Island. Over 11,000 supporters took the time to write.

Working together for British Columbia’s watersheds

British Columbia is entering a new freshwater reality. From consecutive years of droughts and floods, to contaminated drinking water sources and record-breaking low flows in streams and rivers, fresh water issues are top-of-mind in the province.