The Tsleil-Waututh First Nation once harvested shellfish and salmon at Maplewoods Flats, but years of industrial use took a heavy toll on the area. The area is being restored by a joint partnership between the Port of Vancouver and the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation.
The shíshálh Nation and British Columbia have come to an agreement that recognizes Indigenous title and rights. The two parties have agreed to work together on environmental concerns and promote economic opportunity and growth for the shíshálh Nation and the Sechelt region.
An Indigenous language renaissance is happening in Canada, but advocates say more must be done to save the 34 endangered Indigenous languages in BC. The First Peoples' Cultural Council would like for all of them to be recognized as official languages.
The First Nations LNG Alliance of BC announced the $40-billion LNG Canada project at Kitimat, and the associated pipeline that will feed it natural gas, has been given the green light.
The annual Orange Shirt Day, which commemorates the residential school experience, can take place any day between Sept. 28 and the end of the month. Phyllis Webstad spoke to Jeremy Harpe of CJWE 88.1 FM about her first day of residential school at the St.
Health Minister Adrian Dix spoke in Victoria to people involved with Community Health Centres in Canada and the United States about the degree of inequality found in BC.
Advocates for tenants in BC are pleased to see that the British Columbian government has acted on a task force recommendation to slash the allowable rent increase for 2019. Since 2004 rent has risen at the rate of inflation plus an extra two per cent each year.
Lisa Helps is seeking re-election after serving one term as mayor of Victoria. Helps is one of 10 people running for mayor, while another 29 are vying for eight council positions.
After Cree NDP MP Romeo Saganash confronted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about his plan to consult with First Nations about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, he was ordered to apologize for using un-parliamentarian language.
The B.C. Sports Hall of Fame has installed a new Indigenous Sport Gallery. This permanent, 1,000-square foot exhibit will honour Indigenous athletes, including NHL and Olympic athletes.