Media Advisory - Blueberry River First Nations to announce lawsuit challenging development of Northeast BC

VANCOUVER, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Blueberry River First Nations (BRFN), a Treaty 8 nation, will announce a lawsuit challenging the cumulative impacts of the development of their traditional territory, and the failure of BC to uphold promises made in Treaty 8 on Wednesday March 4. This lawsuit will put into question future development in the Northeast, including the Site C dam and natural gas extraction required to feed BC's burgeoning LNG industry.

At the media conference, BRFN will outline their claim. Additional materials, including a backgrounder, will be released via CNW Newswire at 6:00am (PST) on March 4, 2015.

Interviews will be available following the media conference.

Who:

  • Chief Marvin Yahey, BRFN
  • John Rich, Legal Counsel, Ratcliff & Company LLP
  • Steven DeRoy, The Firelight Group

Where:

The Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
Chartwell Room
791 W Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC

 

When:

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

SOURCE Blueberry River First Nations

For further information: For additional information, please call: Brandon Thompson, Media Coordinator, 1.250.686.6887

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