Clayton Thomas-Muller, a member of Mathais Colomb Cree Nation in northern Manitoba and a campaigner for 350.org, told Face to Face host Dennis Ward that Indigenous peoples and their allies have the upper hand in the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
The Ahousaht First Nation is currently in a local state of emergency over its water supply. A leak has caused the critical water shortage, and the reservoir is operating at 34% capacity. Residents of the remote First Nation have been advised to boil water.
Fresh water is a precious resource in British Columbia. The POLIS Water Sustainability Project at the University of Victoria is focused on ensuring strong protection for sustainable fresh water.
The Trudeau government has promised clean drinking water to dozens of First Nations after years of neglect for this fundamental human right.
Protestors from around North America are traveling to Standing Rock, North Dakota, to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are trying to prevent.
Human Rights Watch has released a 92-page report (“Make It Safe: Canada’s Obligation to End the First Nations Water Crisis,”) detailing the extent to which First Nations communities do not have access to safe water.
VANCOUVER -- B.C. will take a stand on maintaining and modernizing the 50-year-old Columbia River Treaty against the position of American interests to claw back some of the generous payments that come back to the province under the water management deal.
The Kitselas First Nation hopes that tapping spring water from an aquifer located in Kleanza Creek Provincial Park will help solve a water shortage problem that its Gitaus community 15 kilometres east of Terrace has been quietly enduring since early last year.