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Court Sends Peel Watershed Planning Back to the Drawing Board

— Posted on Nov 04, 2015 01:39 PM in: General News
Court Sends Peel Watershed Planning Back to the Drawing Board

The Yukon Court of Appeal has upheld the Supreme Court's decision that the Yukon government did not respect the Peel watershed land use planning process as set out in final land claim agreements with First Nations.

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Protecting the North Saskatchewan Watershed

— Posted on Sep 01, 2015 08:00 AM in: General News
Protecting the North Saskatchewan Watershed

A guest post from Stephanie Weizenbach, outreach coordinator for the Edmonton and Area Land Trust, who describes the group’s efforts to conserve wild spaces in the the North Saskatchewan watershed.

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This Pivotal Lawsuit Will Decide the Future of Yukon's Peel Watershed

— Posted on Aug 25, 2015 03:19 PM in: General News
This Pivotal Lawsuit Will Decide the Future of Yukon's Peel Watershed

Last week, the Yukon Court of Appeal heard arguments about the future of the massive Peel River watershed, and about the meaning and application of modern aboriginal treaties.

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Yukon Environmental Groups Rally Ahead of Peel Appeal

— Posted on Aug 13, 2015 02:49 PM in: General News
Yukon Environmental Groups Rally Ahead of Peel Appeal

​Opponents of the Yukon government's plan for the Peel River Watershed offered a twist on an old folk song Wednesday, singing "Let the river be unbroken" during a rally ahead of a major court battle next week.

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The Battle for the Peel

— Posted on Aug 05, 2015 02:07 PM in: General News
The Battle for the Peel

An in-depth look at the legal battle over the Peel Watershed, the long-term effort by First Nations and Y2Y's Yukon partners to protect this extraordinary landscape.

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