** As the Moberly/Prophet River Site C treaty infringement injunction hearings continue this week in Vancouver, I was reminded of how little many people still know about the area, the people & wildlife impacted by the dam. I saw her photos a while ago and Louise was kind to share them here in this photoblogContinue reading Guest post: Journey to the sacrifice zone of site C
The first time I read Arundhati Roy, it kept me up. She is not only an activist and author, she is a changemaker – a brilliant wordsmith capable of wrapping thoughts and images around you as easily as a mother wraps a blanket around a sleeping childs shoulder at night. This line above: “Remember this: WeContinue reading “Another world is not only possible,she is on her way.On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing…” ~ Arundhati Roy
There’s a common thread among many of the biggest and best stories I’ve covered here: lack of government accountability and transparency. I recall contacting a BC government ministries media contact for a comment on a story I was doing once, only to get a clear denial back refuting everything. I sent him the internal documentsContinue reading “Deception and privileged secrets are common facets of politics.” – Transparency & accountability on Site C lost at both provincial & federal levels.
In reading some of the reports on the Treaty 8 campers and their supporters at Rocky Mountain Fort heritage site, one is left wondering who these people are, and why are they there? In the following video an elder who is in camp, shares in his own words, compelling reasons and feelings about what isContinue reading Powerful and compelling words from Treaty 8 Elders at Rocky Mountain Fort Camp,but is anyone in government listening?