The Canadian Press

2015-03-04 | First Nations Development

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The Blueberry River First Nations say their traditional way of life is threatened by mining, natural gas extraction and the Site C hydroelectric dam. The band is suing the province to stop those developments in northeastern British Columbia. John Rich, the group's lawyer, says the band has tried to negotiate issues for two decades without any progress. (Chief Marvin Yahey (YAH'-hee) says development in the region will accelerate with liquefied natural gas unless it's stopped.)

Date: 2015-03-04
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << blueberry River First Nations back against the wall and so their response now is we have been unsuccessful in talking to government they are suing the government and they are suing to get a remedy from the courts if they have not been able to get through negotiation >>