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Cree Heritage Park a first step to save the Broadback Valley

Feature story | May 17, 2011 at 7:02

Greenpeace supports today’s announcement by Quebec to create the Assinica Cree Heritage Park over 3,000 square kilometres of Oujé-Bougoumou Cree Nation territory but points out it is only a first step in saving the Broadback Valley conservation...

Greenpeace and Cree have erected blockade to protect Broadback Valley Forest

Feature story | November 3, 2010 at 10:00

Greenpeace and the Cree Nation of Waswanipi have erected a symbolic blockade in the heart of Quebec’s Boreal Forest to protest against the construction of logging roads that will open the Broadback Valley Forest to industrial exploitation.

Ban on logging: Cree First Nation more committed than ever to protect their last...

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville | July 14, 2015

Cree Nation of Waswanipi and Greenpeace erected a blocade at the edge of the Broadback Valley in 2010, calling for a full protection of this last intact forest In an unprecedented move yesterday, the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi ...

Winter expedition into the Broadback Valley “Endangered Forest”

Blog entry by Greenpeace Canada | March 14, 2014

The Cree Nation of Waswanipi, with the support of a team from Greenpeace, organized a media expedition to the Cree ancestral lands in the Broadback Valley “Endangered Forest”. Joined by journalists from Agence France Presse (AFP), the...

Resolute’s transparency crisis over its operations in Canada’s forests

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville | June 12, 2014

This week, The Nation (an aboriginal news magazine for the Cree and James Bay) released an in-depth exposé on Resolute’s ‘face-off’ over its suspended  Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certificates , the benchmark for responsible...

Knotty problems? There are solutions.

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | April 3, 2014

As Greenpeace launches Forest Solutions: An insider’s look at Greenpeace collaborations in forest regions around the world , Greenpeace B.C. Director Stephanie Goodwin offers her perspectives on forest-based collaborations. ...

Cree launch campaign to save the Broadback Valley Endangered Forest

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | April 15, 2013

The Grand Council of the Crees and the Cree First Nations communities in the Broadback Valley of Quebec (Waskaganish, Nemaska, Waswanipi, Ouje-Bougoumou and Mistissini) have launched a public campaign to save the forests of their...

Protecting our land - the Mishigamish in the Broadback Valley in Quebec

Blog entry by Paul Gull & Steve Blacksmith | April 25, 2013

By Paul Gull, Chief of Waswanipi Cree Nation and Steven Blacksmith, Director of Natural Resources, Waswanipi Cree Nation The traditional traplines of the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi are located in Northern Quebec above the 49...

Residents, including children, sick after large oil spill in Alberta's Peace Region

Blog entry by Melina Laboucan-Massimo | May 4, 2011

Little Buffalo on a map of Alberta. (Google Maps) Little Buffalo community members, including school children,  continue to experience nausea, burning eyes and headaches after one of the largest pipeline spills in Alberta...

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