Day: May 21, 2020

VIDEO – We Are Unfrackable – episode 3 with Robin Tress and Kukuwes Wowkis

By Andrea Palframan / May 21, 2020 /

During our third episode of the “We are Un-Frackable” series, we heard from two powerful women at the forefront in the fight to stop fracking: Kukuwes Wowkis, Mi’kmaq water protector and grandmother from Unama’ki (Cape Breton) and Robin Tress of the Council of Canadians, a climate justice campaigner and anti-fracking organizer. With attendees from Vancouver…

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A letter from RAVEN’s Executive Director, Susan Smitten

By Andrea Palframan / May 21, 2020 /

Last week we celebrated the final victory in Tsilhqot’in Nation’s decade-long struggle to stop the desecration of their land by gold mining. The Supreme Court’s word is final: Taseko’s New Prosperity mine is dead. Done for. Kaput.   There are some events that stick with you for life.  You remember where you were, like when…

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