Note to Reader: I made this presentation on February 9th 2017 at a forum that was hosted by UVIC, Amnesty International, Sierra Club BC, Council of Canadian, Kairos BC. It was a 20 minute presentation so this article is a bit long.
The Lower Nicola Indian Band has installed 330 solar panels to power their community school and feed back into the local electricity grid. “Us installing the panels and having renewable energy at our school and in our community is something that really reflects our values as indigenous peop
Yesterday I watched Christy Clark with real skepticism as she addressed the Chiefs and leaders at the BC Cabinet and First Nations Chiefs third annual meeting. She was adorned with her usual First Nations shawl and being her usual vivacious self. But the vivacity means nothing when there is no
While oil pipeline debates, anti-fracking protests and increasing fossil fuel demands embroil the country from coast to coast, a small Vancouver Island First Nation is leading the way on a different path.