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The Case for Metis Rights – Ontario

By RAVEN / July 15, 2020 /

See original post about this case: “Daniels v Canada – The Case for Metis Rights” Search All Cases:

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This community can keep a promise

By RAVEN / June 10, 2020 /

For the past month, we’ve been reaching out to you about the tough fight facing Alberta’s Beaver Lake Cree. First, we told you about the outrageous injustice being faced by a small Indigenous Nation, forced to argue their financial poverty in court – on their own dime – while facing the deep-pocketed governments of Alberta…

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TMX: Supreme Court of Canada Denies Leave, as Tsleil Waututh announces another appeal

By RAVEN / March 4, 2020 /

The following is a media statement from Tsleil Waututh, issued March 5, 2020: The Supreme Court of Canada has denied leave to appeal a decision by the Federal Court of Appeal from September 4th, 2019 which significantly limited the grounds that the First Nations, including Tsleil-Waututh, could argue in the recent Coldwater case.  Tsleil-Waututh announced today that they…

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Skyrocketing costs of TMX should concern taxpayers: WCEL

By RAVEN / February 5, 2020 /

Skyrocketing cost of Trans Mountain places unacceptable burden on taxpayers, lawyers say Estimated cost jumps from $7.4B to $12.6B, prompting calls for government to abandon the project  VANCOUVER, BC, Musqueam, Squamish & Tsleil-Waututh Territories – A $5.2 billion cost increase for the Trans Mountain pipeline and tankers project will saddle taxpayers with an unacceptable burden…

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Events in Toronto and Montreal: On the Frontlines of Climate Justice

By RAVEN / January 30, 2020 /

Generous supporters like you have made a significant contribution to one of the most important legal challenges of our time: the fight to contain the expansion of Canada’s tar sands. The winter 2018 campaign for Beaver Lake Cree’s Tar Sands Trial has raised almost $200K. Since the New Year, the Beaver Lake Cree legal team…

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No shucking pipeline

By RAVEN / December 13, 2019 /

A great story of oysters, friends, and one tenacious hummingbird, sent in by Edwin Ochmanek. Friends – Thank you one and all for your generous support, your thoughtful conversation, your laughs and wonderful energy. Even the those of you that we didn’t know before Sunday felt like family here – some fine connections were made…

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Seattle Pulls Together with some serious pancake fundraising!

By RAVEN / December 10, 2019 /

Story supplied by Victoria Leistman of Sierra Club Washington: On November 23rd, we reinvigorated Pull Together in WA and hosted another major fundraiser, this time to support Nations in their appeal of Canada’s reapproval of the project. The event, “Pancakes Over Pipelines” was a huge hit in the community, turning out seasoned and new activists…

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Vancouver Rally for Justice! Monday, December 16th

By RAVEN / December 6, 2019 /

December 16, First Nations are heading into court hearings to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline and tankers. They are requesting that you show up in solidarity, outside the courthouse.  Together, we have raised over $300k for these legal challenges. We  are so grateful for Indigenous leadership and the wonderful solidarity shown by allies like you who are standing…

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Historic Moment in Fundraising for Pull Together during the Week to End TMX

By RAVEN / December 5, 2019 /

We are beyond inspired and encouraged by businesses leading the way as strong allies for Indigenous rights and environmental justice! On November 26th, we kicked off a Week to End TMX (Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project) where we invited businesses to join the Pull Together movement and get behind First Nations leading the charge to…

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Pull Together Kicks off Mass Organizing Call

By RAVEN / July 26, 2019 /

It was great to have so many of you on our mass organizing call — over 150 people signed up for what turned out to be a combined legal briefing and strategic overview. We know that, like all of us, you have a dose of deja vu about this whole project, but we hope that…

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