Last month, some of Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNRL) operations were shut down after being linked to tremors in northern BC. After earthquakes rattled Fort St.
Human Rights Day was celebrated on December 10 by people marching through the streets of Winnipeg to raise awareness about the impacts that hydroelectric development has had on northern Manitoba communities. Wa Ni Ska Tan is an alliance of hydro-impacted communities that
The Squamish Nation in BC has approved a major industrial project to support the Woodfibre LNG natural gas pipeline. It has taken the Squamish Nation five years to complete the agreement.
The Squamish First Nation has approved a benefits agreement with Woodfibre LNG in which the First Nation would receive over $225 million in cash over 40 years. The Squamish First Nation's council voted eight to six to support the project.
Seymour River, located on the North Shore's Capilano reserve in Squamish Nation territory, keeps rising. The higher water levels are the result of the warming climate. Chris Lewis, a spokesperson for the Squamish Nation, is concerned about the salmon that spawn there.
A young orca was found beached on the West Coast of Vancouver Island in Mowachaht/Muchalaht territory on November 14. Ray Williams, head of the only family living on this territory, contacted the First Nation's staff to make sure a proper ceremony was held for the mammal.
Federal Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna announced $5.7-million in federal funding for 28 Indigenous Guardians pilot programs. Nine of the programs are in British Columbia.
The upcoming Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would increase tanker traffic sevenfold and increase the threat to killer whales, which are endangered. Only 74 southern resident killer whales remain in the water off the Pacific Coast. In 1996, there were 97.
Clayton Thomas-Muller, a member of Mathais Colomb Cree Nation in northern Manitoba and a campaigner for 350.org, told Face to Face host Dennis Ward that Indigenous peoples and their allies have the upper hand in the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
According to a new study released by the Montreal Economic Institute, First Nations communities and members involved in resource development have experienced rising incomes where members now out-earn national averages. The report focused on First Nations communities in rurual ar