Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs

Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs

July 26, 2005 20:28 ET

Media Advisory: St'at'imc Opposition to Ski Development

Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, Environment Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor VANCOUVER, BC--(CCNMatthews - July 26, 2005) -
Who: Chief Garry John, Chair - St'at'imc Chiefs Council
Chief Stewart Phillip, President - Union of BC Indian Chiefs

What: St'at'imc Chiefs Council Press Conference

When: WEDNESDAY JULY 27, 2005 10:00 AM

Where: Suite 500 - 342 Water Street, VANCOUVER , B.C. (Union of BC Indian Chiefs' Office).

Why: 1. The Province of British Columbia's Environmental Assessment Office is considering extending a granted certificate originally issued in August 2000 to develop a 500 million dollar ski resort in Stuikalh (Melvin Creek Watershed). The original certificate is to expire August 14.

2. Chief John will speak to the 63 months of St'at'imc opposition to this development. /For further information: Chief Stewart Phillip, President of Union of BC Indian Chiefs (250) 490-5314 / IN: ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT, POLITICS, SPORTS

Contact Information

  • Garry John, Chief, St'at'imc Chiefs Council
    Primary Phone: 604-868-8560