On February 11, 2016, 29 organizations including groups such as Oxfam Canada, Greenpeace Canada and Amnesty International sent an open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau urging him to halt Site C dam:

Our organizations are profoundly concerned that construction of the Site C dam is being pushed ahead despite the conclusion of a joint federal-provincial environmental assessment that it would severely and permanently undermine Indigenous peoples’ use of the land; harm rare plants and other biodiversity; make fishing unsafe for at least a generation; and submerge burial grounds and other crucial cultural and historical sites.

Read the full letter here.