Canada’s first Green member of a provincial legislature has shaken up the B.C.
February 7, 2014 – Leaders of the Council of Haida Nation, the Heiltsuk Tribal Council, and the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council have united to express their opposition to proposed commercial roe herring fisheries in their territories of Haida Gwaii, the central
When Ken Boon and his wife, Arlene, sat down to write to the Joint Review Panel examining BC Hydro’s proposal to build the Site C dam, they looked out over farmland that has been in their family for 70 years.
The centrepiece of the legislative session is likely to be the provincial government's tax and regulatory framework for a liquefied natural gas industry it hopes will take root in the coming years
Heiltsuk First Nation promised last week to sabotage commercial fishermen - A central coast First Nation is calling for an emergency meeting with fishermen and officials to defuse an escalating conflict over the imminent opening of a commercial herring roe fishery that’s been clo
Kelowna, British Columbia– The Okanagan Nation Alliance calls for the Ministry of Children and Families to recognize the rights of Aboriginal Children and Families.
Last week, train service between Toronto and Montreal was disrupted in Eastern Ontario by protesters demanding a national inquiry into the disappearance and murder of hundreds of native women. Passengers on the train had to be bused to their destinations, which must have been frustrating.
Media Advisory – First Nations To Launch Oil Spill Truth Campaign On 25th Anniversary of Exxon Valdez
Coastal First Nations call on British Columbians to support their ban on oil tankers
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – (March 21, 2014) -
Attention News Editors:
Hello all, Parliament reconvenes this week. The status of legislation and committee business can be found below. The next wrap-up will be sent on Monday, March 31, 2014.
Updates on Key Legislation pertaining to First Nations
Sewer extension for Tseshaht First Nation is part of the Government of Canada's commitment to supporting economic growth for First Nation Communities
The Federal Court of Appeal will be hearing Canada’s judicial review of the Tribunal’s decision in Kitselas on Monday April 7 from 9:30-4:30, and Tuesday April 8 from 9:30-11:00.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 17, 2014) - Saturday, March 15 marked a historic day for the Tla'amin Nation as they hosted a powerful Final Agreement signing ceremony.
Squamish First Nation Chief Ian Campbell, wearing a cedar strip headdress and a sea shell-covered vest that makes clicking noises every time he moves, earned a standing ovation in Namibia, Africa, last fall for his passionate, no notes invitation to book an authentic aboriginal travel experience
On February 19, 2014, Statistics Canada released the study “Unintentional injury hospitalizations and socio-economic status in areas with a high percentage of First Nations identity residents”in the publication Health Reports.
March 13, 2014: The Ecology Action Centre (EAC) and Living Oceans Society (LOS) spoke out today against the cloud of secrecy obscuring federal government approvals of genetically modified (GM) organisms in Canada – including what may be the world’s first GM food animal to hit supermarket shelves:
Musqueam Territory/ Richmond, BC – Friendship Centres in BC are facing a crisis.
After three decades of judicial effort largely focused on interpreting the Charter of Rights & Freedoms, the Supreme Court of Canada’s work in the coming years will focus ever more on aboriginal treaties and conflict between Canada and its First Nations, according to the Chief Justice.