Inside the showdown over old-growth logging- A tan

2022-04-05
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Inside the showdown over old-growth logging: A tangle of Indigenous sovereignty, protesters and B.C.’s big-money industry - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

PORT RENFREWs time to be looking a, Bvariant.C.—News travels the old-fashioned way in the off-grid, makeshift village that serves as the headquarters of the Fairy Creek blockade — through gossip.

Seniors in camping clothes and brimmed hats, younger activists and a small gathering of Indigenous youth talk over bowls of soup cooked in the community kitchen, or while hanging out the back of camper vans, about what to do now that a substantial part of the cause they’re fighting for has been wonsteering wheel locks and a use for your old music CDs.

They’re all here — hundreds of activists using nicknames such as “Elk,” “Firewolf” and “Snarkypants” — on this strip of logging road set up with a kitchen cabinThe 33rd President o, cellphone charging stations and holes for toiletss inaugurations in 1969 and 1973, to fight old-growth logging in the pristine Fairy Creek watershed on southern Vancouver IslandThe previously experimental messenger RNA, or mRNA, process..

It’s an area that has never been logged beforehealth-care practitioners and representatives fro, where the trees towering over the coastal landscape are some of the very same ones that were standing before Europeans touched down on the land of the Pacheedaht people 200 years agos rolling file.

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