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Voices from the Sacrifice Zone: Fracking in BC’s North

Fracking has rapidly spread across the Peace Region of BC over the last two decades, ushering in dramatic changes to the health of its lands, waters and peoples.  Join us to hear candid, first-person perspectives from a diverse range of northern BC residents on their experiences with the LNG industry—and the promise of a renewable alternative.

Speakers include:

Karen Leven, Environmental Scientist, Dawson Creek

Karl Mattson, Fifth-generation farmer, Rolla

Dr. Ulrike Meyer, Family Physician, Dawson Creek

Don Pettit, Founder of Peace Energy Co-op, Dawson Creek

Hereditary Chief Smogelgem, Laksamshu Clan, Wet’suwet’en First Nation

Pat and Jim Strasky, Third-generation farmers, Farmington

Molly Wickham, Gidimt’en spokesperson, Wet’suwet’en Nation

Dr. Warren Bell, Panel moderator, CAPE co-founder

……and more

Click below to register.

March 31:  Comox

April 1:  Victoria (with opening remarks from Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada)

April 2:  Squamish

April 3:  Vancouver (with opening remarks from David Suzuki, Scientist, Broadcaster and Author)

April 4:  Coquitlam 

 

Presented by:  Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment

Co-sponsored by: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, David Suzuki FoundationForce of NatureMy Sea to SkyQuest UniversitySierra Club BC, Watershed Sentinel, Wilderness Committee, STAND.earth