The Huu-ay-aht First Nation on Vancouver Island has accepted the financial help of Steelhead LNG to restore the Sarita River Watershed. The restoration of the watershed will bring an important salmon resource back to the Huu-ay-aht.
Trans Mountain pipeline protesters met Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Delta, B.C., during a planned stop along the prime minister's route through B.C. over the weekend. Tsleil-Waututh activist William George sang and drummed in protest during the prime minister's speech.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) has been granted intervenor status in the B.C. government’s court of appeal case on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
On Aug 2, 1989, Ronald and Doreen Jack and their two children disappeared on their way to new jobs in a logging camp. The Jacks lived in Prince George, B.C.
The Supreme Court of British Columbia has granted a temporary injuntion to keep First Nations protesters off Marine Harvest's floating farm systems due to the intimidation of employees by the protesters.
Ruth Campbell and Noaa Edwards were arrested at a rally on August 1 while protesting the impact that the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion might have on the survival of the southern resident killer whales off B.C.’s southwest coast.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) has pledged to support Indigenous women survivors of forced sterilization who are seeking redress from the federal government. The support of the AFN was put forth in the form of a resolution at the annual general assembly.
The Semiahmoo First Nation in B.C. has been on a boil water advisory for the past 15 years. The First Nation has reached an agreement in which the City of Surrey will provide potable water and sewer services for the community.
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) canditate Russ Diabo has stated he believes the federal government has undue influence over the AFN. Federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett was invited to speak to the Alberta caucus.
Incumbent Perry Bellegarde was re-elected to a second term as leader of the Assembly of First Nations. It took two rounds of voting for him to be named the victor. In his speech, he called for unity.
Evacuation orders have been issued for parts of Ontario as wildfires tear through the land. Last year, 190 wildfires were reported by the province, but over 800 have been reported already this year.
The Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly began yesterday, July 24, 2018, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The second day of the three-day event will be the AFN election for National Chief.
The University of British Columbia is creating a professorship of cannabis science to investigate the potential for using cannabinoids to treat opioid addiction. Research has shown that cannabinoids can help reduce the number addicted to opioids.
The West Moberly First Nations have applied for an interim injunction to either halt work or suspend construction on the Site C dam. A B.C. Supreme Court judge will hear arguments on the application this week.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) will hold its election for national chief in Vancouver on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.
Melodie Casella, the manager of health at the commission for the National Inquiry into Missing Indigenous Women and Girls, has resigned over the limited extension the inquiry received to finish its reports. The inquiry commission was seeking an additional two years.
The City of Burnaby issued a 72-hour eviction notice for land protectors gathered at Camp Cloud on Burnaby Mountain. The land protectors are protesting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
Russ Diabo, Assembly of First Nations candidates, skipped a debate to Tiny House Warriors village in Blue River, B.C.