First Nation Leaders Urge Trudeau Government to Keep Campaign Promises, Stop Proposed Site C Dam, and Usher in New Era of Cooperation

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 10, 2015) -

First Nation chiefs from British Columbia and representatives from the Assembly of First Nations are calling on the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take a second look at a Cabinet decision of the former federal government providing initial approval of the controversial Site C dam.

The Chiefs also are calling on key federal Cabinet Ministers to meet with them and are seeking a halt on any further federal permitting until the issue of Treaty rights infringement arising from the proposed project is fully examined and resolved.

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