In 2015, Blueberry River First Nation (BRFN) commenced a significant treaty infringement claim against the Province of BC. BRFN claims that the Province is in breach of its obligation under Treaty 8, due to the cumulative impacts of development in BRFN’s traditional territory.
The trial in BC Supreme Court that was scheduled to begin on March 26 has been postponed to April 9.
The rally that was planned at the Courtenay Courthouse on March 26 has been postponed. Further information soon.
Many British Columbians are deeply disappointed with the government’s controversial decision to proceed with the Site C dam. We can not remain silent! It is imperative our voices are heard and that we continue to let Premier Horgan, members of the cabinet and our MLA know how we feel about their resolve to continue with this mega project.
What can you do?
1.Choose one or more of the points about the Site C decision to write a letter – handwritten, snail-mail letters are most effective. Your letter doesn’t need to be long – Andrew Nikiforuk suggests writing one a week.
2.Friday, March 23 – Mark this date on your calendar and come to the townhall and fundraising event to learn more Site C: Is It a Done Deal? 7 pm, K’omoks Band Hall