Victories

You did it, AGAIN!! Fundraising goal achieved!

By RAVEN / December 20, 2017 /

In a significant step towards topping Kinder Morgan, we achieved our massive fundraising goal in only a year!  It’s incredibly humbling to be part of this dedicated community. While the fight continues on many fronts, let’s take this opportunity, at the end of a powerful year, to appreciate one another and to take stock of…

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Tsilhqot’in win in Federal Court!

By Andrea Palframan / December 5, 2017 /

Have you heard? The Federal Court just dismissed Taseko’s last-ditch attempt to overturn the federal rejection of their doomed “New Prosperity” mine at Teztan Biny (Fish Lake)! We are grateful to everyone who donated, organized and attended rallies in support of this case. RAVEN has a long history with the Tsilhqot’in.  Since our inception in…

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Supreme Court victory for the Peel!

By Andrea Palframan / December 1, 2017 /

Today is a good day. In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the plan to protect the majority of the Peel Watershed in northern Yukon. It’s a massive victory for Yukon First Nations and cause for environmental celebration on a global scale. Congratulations to Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in, Vuntut Gwitchin and Na Cho…

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You donated. You organized. We won!

By Andrea Palframan / November 29, 2016 /

We’re witnessing a historic moment. The proposed Enbridge pipeline is dead! Today the federal government announced that it is revoking its approval for the Northern Gateway pipeline,  giving effect to the First Nations victory in court this July. Seven First Nations – Gitxaala, Kitasoo/Xai’xais, Heiltsuk, Gitga’at, Haida, Nadleh Whut’en and Nak’azdli – have won the day against a…

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