Reacting to calls from organizations like the Canadian Taxpayer’s Federation, and negative media reviews on First Nations accountability, the Conservative Government pulled together C-27 and introduced it into parliament on November 23, 2011 for First Reading.
Indigenous Elder in Brazil to present Spiritual Rattle to Indigenous Astronaut in virtual ceremony via the internet.
A ceremonial rattle from Indigenous Elder Alvaro Tukano of the Amazon in Brazil will be presented to Indigenous Astronaut Commander John Herrington during the opening ceremonies of the B.C. First Nations Technology Council’s ICT Summit taking place in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, February 23-25, 2012.
(Rally outside Missing Women's Inquiry-Photo Credit UBCIC)
How much energy does BC need to be electricity self-sufficient in five years? Ten years? Twenty years? Predicting how much electricity BC will need is based on many things like population growth, consumption needs, increase of business and industries that consume large amounts of power.
I am not trying to be skeptical, I really am. But does anyone know what was accomplished at this most important occasion? From what I was able to see from the live webcast, there were some truly excellent speeches and from w
In the last session of the Legislature, Bill S-6 was introduced into the Senate and given first reading. It is making its way through the processes of Parliament and may be passed by the end of this year’s sitting-by the end of June 2012.
WHAT DOES BILL S-6 DO?
The end of one year and the start of a new year gives a person reason to think carefully over what the highlights and accomplishments of the year were on First Nations rights. It also makes you wonder what the issues and solutions to the ongoing struggles to protect and maintain aboriginal rights and title will be in 2012.
Winners of YES-BC 2011 are from left to right, Dennis Thomas, Tanisha Suzuki, Vanessa Miller, Hannah Fregin and Richard Stirling. Also in photo, Minister Mary Polak and MC of the evening Peter Lantin.
Relax, We Know What’s Best for You
Here we go again, another “non native” solution to another native problem.