The week of July 7 – 10th renowned lawyer Thomas R. Berger argued a landmark constitutional case in Yukon Supreme Court on behalf of the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun, Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Yukon Chapter and the Yukon Conservation Society. Mr. Berger argued that the courts should force the Government of Yukon to implement a land use plan that would protect more than 54,000 square kilometers of wilderness in northern Yukon’s Peel River Watershed from mining and industrial development. See media release.
Hundreds of people attended the trial and associated events. Re-live the week of the court case!
View video: Peel Watershed in Court