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First Nations Demand More Responsible Energy Policies

As a result of BC’s failure to develop clean energy or consult with First Nations, a coalition of First Nations Demand More Responsible Energy Policies

Press release from the Sliammon, Klahoose, Sts’ailes and shíshálh Nations

A new coalition of First Nations communities is advancing a clean energy strategy that will put British Columbia at the forefront of renewable energy generation in Canada, while accommodating Aboriginal rights and title and protecting BC’s environment.
“We see BC taking responsibility for its people, the environment and the global climate by choosing to derive all new electricity generation from clean energy as we define it: from renewable resources with the free, prior and informed consent of First Nations,” said Garry Feschuk, councillor and hereditary chief of the shíshálh (Sechelt) Nation.

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