Andrea Palframan is a climate activist and communications consultant living on the territories of Hul’qumi’num-speaking peoples, known as Salt Spring Island. As director of communication and engagement with RAVEN, she works with Heiltsuk Nation to raise funds towards equitable access to the justice system. She is also the director of “Raven People Rising”, a documentary film featuring in the upcoming Regina International Film Festival.
A 2016 diesel spill exposed holes in Canada’s touted “world class” oil spill response regime. At a sentencing hearing today, Canada gave the company a slap on the wrist; but the Heiltsuk nation is fighting for real justice.