David Conway of BC Hydro and Ana Simeon of Sierra Club BC explain pros and cons of a project that will cost around 9 billion dollars. The energy produced will help industries and gas and oil wells, while more than 5000 hectares of farmland and sacred sites will be flooded.
About the Project:
Following the route of the proposed gas pipelines from northeastern British Columbia to the Pacific coast, along almost 1000 km from the Peace River Valley to Lelu Island, First Nations and settlers are opposing new developments (MAP) and are finding new ways to fight for the land and the future. Opposition forms are different and change according to the local situation, but in every camp, in every group, in every occupation of the land, there is one common understanding: respect for nature and aboriginal rights, in search of a sustainable future. In 2016 we spent 4 months along this “corridor of resistance” and found a lot of inspiration.
by Paola Rosà and Antonio Senter