Valuable oral histories, traditions and culture from two B.C.
(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – January 28, 2014) On January 17, 2014, Justice Patrick Smith of the Specific Claims Tribunal issued his decision in Aundeck Omni Kaning v.
The closing remarks to a federal-provincial panel examining BC Hydro’s Site C proposal were made by a grey-haired native leader who said bands in the area are determined not to let the dam get built.
VICTORIA - Another milestone was reached today with environmental groups and forest companies jointly submitting proposals to increase conservation, while maintaining economic activity in the Great Bear Rainforest, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced.
Tonight, Duncan McCue will be part of a panel in Nanaimo, B.C., that discusses the role the media plays in shaping the relationship between aboriginal and non-aboriginal Canadians. This essay was first published on
Volunteer Recruitment for Gathering Voices March 18 - 21, 2014
Shipments of crude oil by rail are steaming forward in B.C. even as investigators said Thursday the federal government has failed to eliminate "critical weaknesses" in the rail system in the six months since the deadly Lac-Mégantic train disaster.
The RCMP says it has completed a "comprehensive file review" of murdered and missing aboriginal women and girls within Mountie jurisdiction — more than 400 in all — and will continue to pursue outstanding cases.
Rigorously applying Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) to FSC's standards for Forest Management
Premier Clark Promises Meaningful Consultation with First Nations, including Wet'suwet'en First Nation, on New LNG Industry
WET'SUWET'EN TERRITORY, BROMAN LAKE, BC, Jan. 24, 2014
After eight years of planning, countless community consultations and $24 million in strategic financing, the Songhees Wellness Centre will open officially Wednesday with a ceremony honouring everyone involved.
This letter is a call to action and an open invitation for our brothers, uncles, fathers, grandfathers, and sons to come together and strengthen our campaign to end violence against women and children.
Neil Young's tour raised more than $500,000
Please Join The Aboriginal Health Initiative, a UBC Medical Student run group for a night with Grand Chief Doug Kelly of The First Nations Health Authority.
This event is open to all faculties.
Please note that due to the overwhelming number of emails received the last few days, we are unable to respond to all emails. On-line registration is now CLOSED. PLENARY ONLY registration will open at 7:30 am Wednesday January 22, 2014 on site at the Prince George Civic Centre.
VICTORIA - A British Columbia First Nation says the provincial government is dragging its feet when it comes to consulting with aboriginal people about proposed liquefied-natural-gas developments, including revenue sharing.