(Coast Salish Territory / Vancouver BC - April 15, 2014) On behalf of the UBCIC and our member communities, we relay our deep appreciation to former National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo for his many accomplishments, contributions and efforts to improve the socio-economic well being of Indigenous
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OTTAWA—Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo announced his resignation Friday afternoon amid growing political pressure over his perceived support for the Harper government’s First Nations education bill.
OTTAWA, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo made the below statement in Ottawa, ON today.
Nation says unlawful conduct of National Energy Board, including one-sided cross-examination process, could derail pipeline review
Representative for Children and Youth Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond today released a report titled On their Own: Examining the Needs of B.C.
Now accepting applications for the Passport to Information Technology
VANCOUVER: BC Hydro is pleased to announce the newly created Strategic Aboriginal Engagement Committee.
The ABT office employment program provides training i
EDMONTON - A federal proposal to require mining and energy firms to report all payments that are made to First Nations and the companies they operate is raising alarms with industry representatives.
Vancouver Island, Canada – Yesterday, April 20th 2014, the 30 year anniversary of the Meares Island Tribal Park Declaration was celebrated by the Nuu-Chah-Nulth people of Clayoquot Sound on Vancouver Island along with their various friends and supporters, and
OTTAWA — The Harper government is downgrading the protection of the North Pacific humpback whale despite objections from a clear majority of groups that were consulted.
Let’s Build a National Voice for Community Broadband!
To all non-profit telecoms:
Bill C-9, First Nations Elections Act to Provide Stronger Governance Framework
VANCOUVER, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Following a year of feedback from B.C. First Nations communities, Eagle Spirit Energy Holdings Ltd. and the Aquilini Group announced today that they continue to develop an alternative solution to Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline proposal.
Education and skills training focus of speech to Empire Club of Canada in Toronto
A First Nations-led proposal to build an oil pipeline from Alberta to B.C.'s North Coast will still face stiff opposition from some communities, including one situated at the location of the proposed marine terminal.
John Gladstone left his home community of Skidegate for Vancouver nearly a decade ago, and he has no plans to return. He works on the ferries in downtown Vancouver and plays in a heavy metal band. (Elizabeth Hames and Alley Quinney)
VANCOUVER – The B.C. government is exempting about 99 per cent of the natural gas produced in the province from automatic environmental assessment reviews.