Statement from Treaty 8 regarding the Site C dam

Treaty 8 statement

1)  Site C is an infringement on our Treaty Rights, yet BC Hydro proceeds with construction.

2) There are alternatives to Site C that do not infringe upon our Treaty Rights.

3) There are alternatives to Site C that do not destroy the Peace River Valley.

4) The remaining stretch of the Peace River Valley is vital to Treaty 8 First Nations practicing our Treaty Rights.

5) The outcomes of the Site C legal proceedings have the potential to impact the treatment of  First Nations by government an adhered to numbered Treaties across Canada by government and industry.


Treaty 8 are not backing down. Neither are we!

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