Canada is a wealthy country, but deplorable conditions still persist in hundreds of First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities.
Four First Nations in the Peace River Valley team in court challenge against the federal government’s decision to approve the Site C dam.
Building the Site C Dam and flooding the Peace Valley would be a tragedy for First Nations, agriculture and the environment.
Project still faces legal challenges and staunch public opposition, environmental groups say.
Site C is still opposed by many area residents, who are concerned about the project’s large-scale environmental and social impacts.
US-based research institute concludes that bear viewing in the Great Bear Rainforest generates over 10 times more revenue than hunting.
Canada’s federal government has been spying on environmental organizations and public interest groups involved who have opposed oil pipelines in BC.
One year ago, the Coastal First Nations alliance announced a ban on killing bears for sport in the unceded territories of nine signatory nations.
Over the summer, Dogwood Initiative collected 12,800 new signatures on a petition opposing the expansion of coal export capacity in BC.