Judy Wilson’s Message for Canadians: ‘The Land Defenders Are Doing This for Everybody’

RCMP raids in Wet’suwet’en territory can’t bring justice, reconciliation or a better future, Neskonlith chief says. Chief Judy Wilson of the Neskonlith First Nation, east of Kamloops, is secretary treasurer of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, a community leader, strong opponent of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and an advocate for clean energy. The Tyee […]

The non-skier’s guide to Whistler, B.C.

Whistler and Blackcomb mountains are world-class ski and snowboard destinations. People travel from distant continents to experience their legendary powder. But Whistler is equally memorable for what surrounds the mountains. I recently spent 24 hours in Whistler and had ridiculous amounts of fun without ever strapping on skis. Here’s my guide to Whistler for non-mountain sportsters. […]

Site C: What Happens Next?

From expropriation to First Nations lawsuit to political shifts, dam decision brings change. Premier John Horgan has announced his government will continue building the Site C dam, increasing the project budget to $10.7 billion from $8.8 billion. Work should never have started under the previous government, Horgan said, but stopping now would would mean writing […]