Site C Dam

A Shout out to RAVEN’s Amazing Site-C Business Donors!

By Andrea Palframan / October 17, 2016 /

We are so grateful to the businesses who stepped up to support our No Site-C campaign. Thank you for acting out of the courage of your convictions to put your business on the line and stand up for Indigenous justice. With gratitude, The RAVEN Team. Golden Ears Farm, Mason Street Farm, Yogacara Whistler, Uprising Breads Bakery,…

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Meet the People of the Justice for the Peace Caravan

By Andrea Palframan / September 23, 2016 /

Hear young Indigenous voices on why they dropped everything to travel 4,500 km by bus to stop the Site-C Dam.  

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Justice Caravan convince MP Ouellette to speak out against Site-C Dam

By Andrea Palframan / September 15, 2016 /

“I gave my word.” With those four simple words MP Robert Falcon Ouellette opened the door for a new conversation about the Site-C dam. This time, the conversation is nationwide. This time, he is showing other members of Trudeau’s government that it is possible to keep their promise to Indigenous Peoples.     Hear his…

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Videos: Justice for the Peace Caravan Road Tales

By Andrea Palframan / September 8, 2016 /

    On September 12, the Federal Court of Appeal in Montreal will hear the latest legal challenge to the massive Site C hydroelectric dam already under construction on Treaty 8 territory in northeast British Columbia. First Nations community members from Treaty 8 are travelling on a caravan across Canada to focus attention of the…

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For the Love of… by Helen Knott

By Andrea Palframan / September 7, 2016 /

Post by Treaty 8 member Helen Knott, who is participating in the Treaty 8 Justice for the Peace Caravan  See original here. “What’s your favourite things about living in Saskatoon?” I asked her, my host whom I hadn’t met until I arrived at her doorstep at 11:30 pm the night before. She had welcomed me…

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High Resolution Photos from Caravan: Updated Sept 12

By Andrea Palframan / September 7, 2016 /

  Images from September 13th, Justice for the Peace caravan. Use freely with credit to Gary McNutt.   Images from September 12th, Justice for the Peace caravan. Use freely with credit to Gary McNutt.   Images from September 8th, Justice for the Peace caravan. Use freely with credit to Gary McNutt. Images from September 5th…

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Site C Photos & Video

By Andrea Palframan / September 4, 2016 /

For high resolution versions of any of these photos please contact RAVEN Trust.   Videos: DeSmog Blog:  Review Panel Chair Speaks Out Against Dam http://www.desmog.ca/2016/06/20/no-need-site-c-review-panel-chair-speaks-out-against-dam-new-video RAVEN – Join Treaty 8 Nations and say “No Dam Way!” to Site C  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsl6YB10DNY 2016 Paddle for the Peace:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8yK3FOy3Yg Jody Raybould Wilson on Site-C Dam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Q0A3acDCZg Common Sense Canadian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7NqBfMGkxk  

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Treaty 8 Caravan launches

By Andrea Palframan / September 4, 2016 /

This morning, Indigenous Peoples of the Peace River are setting off on a monumental journey against the Site C dam.   A group of elders, youth, Treaty 8 members and allies will travel 4,432km from the banks of the Peace River Valley in BC to Montreal to make sure the voices of the Peace River Valley are heard…

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Legal Briefing from Rana Law

By Andrea Palframan / September 4, 2016 /

On September 12, Prophet River and West Moberly First Nations are facing off against the Federal Government and BC Hydro over the Site C Dam in the Federal Court of Appeal. They will be asking the Court whether Canada violated the constitution when it gave environmental approval for the dam without determining – or even…

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September 2016 Media advisory

By Andrea Palframan / September 4, 2016 /

TREATY 8 JUSTICE FOR THE PEACE CARAVAN WANTS PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU TO KEEP HIS PROMISES TO FIRST NATIONS On September 12, the Federal Court of Appeal in Montreal will hear the latest legal challenge to the massive Site C hydroelectric dam already under construction on Treaty 8 territory in northeast British Columbia. First Nations community…

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