The verdict in this trial needs to awaken the conscience of all Canadians. The trial began with a jury selection process that reportedly excluded all potential Indigenous jurors by peremptory challenges.
Mental health and substance abuse are the top health priorities for First Nations across B.C., says Grand Chief Doug Kelly, chair of the First Nations Health Council
B.C. First Nations groups are hoping to throw another wrench in Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline by amassing Indigenous people and their supporters on Burnaby Mountain to further delay the project.
In a conference room at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, more than 200 people sat around tables with white linen napkins and jugs topped with ice water on Tuesday morning.
It was a victory for Canada but a loss for some of his Northern clients, says lawyer Steven Cooper about last week's B.C Supreme Court decision on Indian residential school compensation claims.
Over the past several years, Indigenous groups have gone to court to try to stop energy projects, arguing they were not adequately consulted.
But this week, an Indigenous-led energy company announced it will sue the federal government for the opposite reason.
Here’s what being a convener looks like: In 2018, after a successful pilot conducted in 2017, the council will fund a 12-week digital skills development program that will see more than 1,000 Indigenous people learn skills like web development and software testing.
Popular food documentary series, Moosemeat and Marmalade returns to APTN this January 2018 with a focus on food security and sustainability.
Prince George will soon be home to a First Nations court.
An opening ceremony will be held on March 23, the B.C. Provincial Court confirmed this week, while the court is to start hearing cases in the first week of April.
On August 24 of last year, Ernest Alfred, an elementary school teacher and hereditary chief from the 'Namgis, Lawit'sis and Mamalilikala First Nations, boated out to Swanson Island, in British Columbia, and began to set up tents with a small group of other First Nations activists.
"As provincial and federal governments continue to discuss what needs to happen to stop the wave of suicides, a very different kind of discussion was launched on January 21 in Ottawa.
People who live up and down the B.C. coast and on Vancouver Island will soon have access to much faster internet.
The provincial and federal government announced joint funding of $45.4 million to provide 154 areas with new or upgraded high-speed internet.
The Haida Nation and the Government of Canada have agreed to increase the level of protection at the SGaan Kinghlas – Bowie Seamount Marine Protected Area (MPA) by closing all bottom-contact fishing.
Two Treaty 8 First Nations have launched legal action in an effort to stop construction of the Site C dam.
The resurfacing of ideas about the origins and migrations of Indigenous people to North America has sparked debate and conversations in Indigenous communities in B.C.
Her life was steeped in classical music, but Ida Halpern was passionate about the songs of British Columbia's Indigenous people, music she set out to prove was equal to that of Bach and Mozart.
More than 600 jars of the different kinds of meat, berries and even a special salve to ease muscle pain were provided by members of the Secwe'pemc First Nation, who live around Kamloops, B.C.