CPT PEACEMAKER CONGRESS

Demand Coastal GasLink Stop Work on Indigenous Archeological Site

September 25, 2021

Coastal GasLink bulldozed an ancient site on Wet’suwet’en Territory. They obtained a permit from the BC Oil and Gas Commission without their Free, Prior, and Informed Consent, despite the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples being legislated by the provincial government in 2018.

Call the BC Oil and Gas Commission: Demand accountability, revoke the site alteration permit and issue a stop work order!

Public Inquiry and Concerns – Fort St John:

Phone: 250-794-5200

Toll free: 1-800-663-7867

Commissioner Paul Jeakins

Phone: 250-419-4411

Email: Paul.Jeakins@bcogc.ca

Minister of Forests, Lands, Operations, and Rural Development

Katrine Conroy

Phone: 250-387-6240

Email: FLNR.Minister@gov.bc.ca

Project Lead: Environmental Assessment Office

Meaghan Hoyle

Phone: 778-974-3361

Email: meaghan.hoyle@gov.bc.ca

Executive Project Director: Environmental Assessment Office

Fern Stockman

Phone: 778-698-9313

Email: fern.stockman@gov.bc.ca

Compliance and Enforcement Lead: Environmental Assessment Office

Phone: 250-387-0131

Email: eao.compliance@gov.bc.ca

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Coastal GasLink is destroying a sacred archeological site on Gidimt’en Territory. They obtained the permit without consultation or consent. We demand a stop work order immediately and for all artifacts to be returned. This place is part of an ancient village site, Ts’elkay Kwe Ceek was verified in testimony during the Delgamuukw court case. They are literally wiping us off our territory.

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