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Council of Canadians chapters host six-community tour vs the Site C dam on the Peace River

The Council of Canadians ‘Damming the Peace’ tour featuring Wendy Holm starts tomorrow! The six-community tour will be hosted by our chapters in:


Tuesday, July 10 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Legacy Art Gallery & Café, 630 Yates St., Victoria

Comox Valley

Wednesday, July 11 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Florence Filberg Centre, 411 Anderton Ave., Courtenay

* Chapter activist Alice de Wolff tells us, “Eve Goldberg, singer-songwriter, social activist, performer at Vancouver Island Music Fest this year, has agreed to open the evening for Wendy in Courtenay!”

Powell River

Thursday, July 12 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Vancouver Island University, Room 148/149, 100-7085 Nootka St., Powell River


Tuesday, July 17 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Senior Citizens Association of BC, 717 Vernon St., Nelson


Wednesday, July 18 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

702 Bernard Ave., Kelowna


Thursday, July 19 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Smorgasbord Deli, 225 7th Ave., Kamloops

There are renewed hopes that the Site C dam on the Peace River in Treaty 8 territory in northern British Columbia could be stopped by an injunction that will be heard in court from July 23 to August 4. The West Moberly First Nations and Prophet River First Nation have noted that if the injunction is successful, a suspension of the construction on Site C would remain in place until a full trial and a binding determination has taken place, a process they indicate could take 18 months to several years to conclude.

The Council of Canadians first expressed our opposition to the Site C hydroelectric dam project in October 2014.

For further details on the tour, please click here.