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Peace River Valley, 2020. Image credit: Garth Lenz. Used with permission.
Maya Bhullar | RAVEN is a Canadian NGO whose mission is to raise legal defence funds for Indigenous peoples to defend their treaty rights and the integrity of their traditional lands and cultures.
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Peace River, 2018. Image credit: Garth Lenz. Used with permission
Ana Simeon | West Moberly First Nations will be in court March 29 and 30 to request BC Hydro and B.C. government documents that provide key information about the Site C dam project.
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Damming the Peace. Photo: Cathryn Atkinson
Cathryn Atkinson | A new book on the B.C. project on the Peace River breaks down its history, impacts and problems in 15 fascinating chapters.
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Site C Dam Construction Site. Image: Jeffrey Wynne/Wikimedia Commons
David Suzuki | In Canada, large-scale projects such as Site C in B.C. and Muskrat Falls in Labrador run counter to our commitments to combat climate change and respect Indigenous Peoples' rights.
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Photo: Emma Gilchrist, DeSmog Canada/Flickr
David Suzuki | A long-held belief that big hydro projects are the most economically sustainable energy options is fast losing support as renewable energy costs plummet and projects multiply worldwide.
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Water samples collected from Sherbrooke Lake, Big Mushamush Lake, Little Mushamu
Emma Lui | In order to protect water, we need governments to see the importance of water to communities and local economies.
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Image: Flickr/DeSmogCanada
Redeye Collective | Farmers and First Nations fought this project alone for years. People in Vancouver are waking up to the threat posed by a third dam on the Peace River. We hear from three speakers opposed to Site C.
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Redeye Collective | Treaty 8 Nations were before the Federal Court of Appeal in Montreal in September, saying that B.C. Hydro's plans to flood a swath of their territory constitute an infringement of their treaty rights.
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Redeye Collective | On July 9, thousands of people grabbed a paddle to oppose B.C. Hydro's Site C dam. The dam will flood thousands of hectares of prime agricultural land, much of it within Treaty 8 territory.
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Kristin Henry & Sage Birley pictured outside BC Hydro
Alyse Kotyk | Kristin Henry has gone on hunger strike in front of B.C. Hydro to protest the building of the Site C dam project. The fact that it could also contribute to food insecurity in that area is not lost.
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Alyse Kotyk | Despite Indigenous treaty rights, Vancouver's Supreme Court has granted B.C. Hydro an injunction against Site C protesters.
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Alyse Kotyk | With the start of B.C.'s new session of legislature this week, Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon read the B.C. Liberals' throne speech bringing with it criticism from environmental groups.