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Love in the time of COVID: A RAVEN 2020 retrospective

By Andrea Palframan / December 23, 2020 /

Working with RAVEN lets us all be lifted up by incredible stories of people and communities who know very well that this struggle for justice is a long game. People who, in the face of outrageous inequities and racist power structures that conspire to hold them back, have persisted, resisted, and triumphed.

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UN Human Rights Body Calls on Canada to Halt TransMountain Pipeline, Site C and Coastal GasLink

By Maia Wikler / January 6, 2020 /

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has issued an “Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedure” requesting that construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline and Tankers Expansion Project, Site C Dam and Coastal GasLink cease immediately, unless free prior and informed consent is achieved. The UN expresses concern that these large-scale industrial projects “may…

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Beaver Lake Cree Nation pushes ahead in David and Goliath Struggle to Stop the Tar Sands

By Maia Wikler / January 6, 2020 /

This past winter marked a victorious ruling for the Beaver Lake Cree (BLCN). In a rare decision, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench granted advance costs to Beaver Lake Cree Nation (BLCN) to allow it to proceed with its “Tar Sands Trial” treaty action against Canada and Alberta. It’s a huge breakthrough for a case…

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