The Interchurch Council on Hydropower (ICH) has launched an initiative called Friends of Hydro-Impacted Communities for the purpose of mitigating the harms caused to Indigenous communities’ lands, lives and livelihoods by the flooding of their homes and territories by massive … Continue reading Friends of Hydro Impacted Communities
A Reflection on the Toppling of Statues July 7, 2021 I have just returned from a northern community which has been impacted by hydro development with the building of another dam in their area. People are grieving the loss of … Continue reading Sacred Sites
July 12, 2021 As the impoundment begins at another northern dam, I cannot help but express my despair and grief over the loss of more land and shoreline along those lakes and rivers, as well as all the factors involved … Continue reading When Does Reconciliation Begin?
We are deeply grateful to the church bodies that so generously support this work both financially and in spirit. They are the ones who make this work of reconciliation possible. They include: Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba Evangelical Lutheran Church in … Continue reading Thanks to churches
As people from faith traditions, we believe hydro development has deep spiritual dimensions. Mixed in with the benefits and harms of Manitoba’s hydro system are various spiritual implications. We believe an element of sacredness flows in every river. All life … Continue reading Faith