Supreme Court Decision: Livestream Community Events Information
The day we've been waiting for has arrived... we will hear the Supreme Court of Canada judgement on the Peel Watershed case this Friday, Dec. 1.
The SCC will release the judgement at 9:45am EST. The ruling will be posted online here. We will be holding a press conference at 1pm EST at the Charles Lynch Press Gallery in Ottawa, with a summary of the decision and statements from our legal team, the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dän, Tr’ondёk Hwёch’in, Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, CPAWS Yukon, and the Yukon Conservation Society. The press conference will be livestreamed on YouTube here.
Lawyer Thomas Berger will make a statement at approximately 1:30 pm EST (10:30 am Yukon time) on Facebook Live here (to watch without a Facebook account, choose 'Not Now' when asked to make an account).
Gather with your community to watch a live viewing of this historic event. Details on each community gathering will be posted below as they are confirmed. Please note that the timing of the viewing varies based on location.
Come to the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre at 10am Yukon time (PST) to watch the press conference live.
Tetlit Zheh (Fort McPherson)
Time: Friday, December 1 at 11am MST
Location: Fort McPherson Hamlet Council Chambers
Organiser: DGO - Anita Koe
Time: Friday, December 1 at 10am Yukon time (doors open at 9)
Location: Dänojà Zho Cultural Center
* Prayer Circle at TH Hall Thursday November 30, 3:30pm
Time: Friday, December 1 at 10am Yukon time
Location: NND Government House, Multi Purpose Room
Organizer: NND Government
If you would like to organize your own community viewing of the first public response to the Peel legal decision, please contact Joanna Jack or call 867-393-8080 ext.3.
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