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 On January 9, 2014, the Federal Court of Appeal gave its judgment in the Hupacasath v.

On Tuesday, the 6th day of January, 2015, the Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation issued a press release entitled “BC Clean Energy funding tops $5.8 mill

As on the provincial front, federal issues continued to plague First Nation/governmental relations in 2014.  2015 promises to be no better unless Harper and his Conservative government are voted out or there is a drastic change in how the Federal government works with Firs

2014 was quite the year for First Nations in Indian Country across Turtle Island.  Many headlines were attributed to clashes between First Nations and the provincial and federal governments.

Burnaby Mountain, the site of great controversy, and the battlefield for the proposed location for boring a hole through the mountain for Kinder Morgan’s Transmountain pipeline.

We hear from the BC government that many benefits will flow to the First Nations during the construction and operation of the Site C Dam. They use these benefits as a way of rationalizing destroying large tracts of First Nations territories, their rights and important sites. 

The long awaited September 11th meeting between the Chiefs of BC and BC Government happened without much of a breakthrough or much a splash in the media for that matter.  Considering the fact that the entire province and its resources are in question this is quite astonish

This Opinion Piece ran in the Vancouver Sun today September 11, 2014, the paper version, Section B page B7 but was not available electronically so I am reproducing it here. 

On Thursday, September 11, 2014, all eyes will be on Vancouver and the meeting of the Chiefs of BC and the Cabinet of the BC Government while they try and determine matters and methods to deal with aboriginal title following the Tsilhqot’in case at the Supreme Court of Can

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