Site C Dam

VIDEO: Chief Roland Willson & expert panel on Site C

By Andrea Palframan / April 21, 2021 /

On April 20th, over 300 people gathered on a warm spring evening to hear from West Moberly Chief Roland Willson, who presented a chilling map of cumulative impacts of industry on his Treaty 8 territory. Willson was joined by Kai Nagata of Dogwood, who explained that his reporting beat covering corruption in mega-projects prepared him…

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Site C campaign takes off with matching funds

By Ana Simeon / April 14, 2021 /

Just as West Moberly First Nations was headed to court to argue their critical motion to compel B.C. to release key documents on dam safety and costs, a “Group of Seven” generous donors stepped up to offer $50K in matching funds.

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Premier Sinks Billions More into Risky Site C “Fix” without Consulting First Nations or Public

By RAVEN / March 2, 2021 /

On the last Friday in February, 2021, Premier John Horgan announced his government’s decision not to cancel the Site C project despite serious safety risks arising from bank instability at the proposed dam site. Instead, the NDP will plunge billions into a major redesign of the critical structures needed to support the proposed earthfill dam.…

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Got a Stake in the Peace?

By Andrea Palframan / February 26, 2021 /

Do you care about Indigenous rights, food security and preserving important lands and waters for  future generations? Then why not  join over 1300 people who have pitched in to plant yellow stakes in the hillside above the Site C Dam.  Farmers Ken and Arlene Boon were looking for a way to make their voices heard…

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7 Reasons Why Site C Dam is a Terrible Idea

By Andrea Palframan / February 23, 2021 /

Despite outcry from Indigenous, environmental, and economic critics, the Site C project staggers on.  In addition to serious geological issues that have bloated project costs and may make the dam impossible to build safely (or at all),  Site C faces vigorous opposition by Indigenous Peoples. West Moberly First Nation, a signatory to Treaty 8, refuses…

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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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