Tweet transcript from the delegation’s meeting with Melody Lepine - Director of Government & Industry Relations, Mikisew Cree First Nation
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Breaking Ground: Women, Oil & Climate Change
October 10 (Wednesday): We left the belly of the tar sands beast (or as we heard it more colorfully described at a community meeting several days later as “the devil’s excrement) by plane. We had to fly to Calgary then on to Vancouver to then double back to finally arrive at the town of Prince ...read more
Jackie, Geraldine and Jasmine are a powerful trio! Chief Jackie and her cousin Geraldine were raised by their grandmother -- strong women and long time activists who back in the days weren’t afraid to stand in the middle of the road to stop logging trucks from speeding down their streets ...read more
This past week members of the Breaking Ground: Women, Oil & Climate Change delegation somberly traveled a 724km stretch of British Columbia’s Highway 16. The highway runs between Prince George and Prince Rupert and is commonly known as the Highway of Tears.
Reports say that anywhere from ...read more
In two weeks, Prime Minister Harper could pass the most secretive and sweeping trade deal of a generation.
This deal would pave the way for a massive natural resource buyout and allow foreign corporations to sue the Canadian government in secret tribunals, restricting ...read more