The Elephant Hill Wildfire, one of the most destructive fires in BC in 2017, has made it easier for archeologists to look for previously hidden Indigenous sites. Joanne Hammond, an independent archeologist, is working for the Skeetchestn Indian Band, a First Nation whose traditi
The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a federal appellate court’s decision that says the duty to consult does not play a role in the law-making process. The Mikisew Cree Nation challenged of two omnibus bills brought in by the Harper government.
The Heiltsuk First Nation in BC is suing the operator of a sunken tugboat that spilled thousands of litres of diesel into waters near Bella Bella in 2016.
A new study from Harvard University and the University of British Columbia has found that childhood abuse can cause changes to the molecular structure of DNA.
The federal government has set a 22-week timeline to consult with First Nations about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The BC government has filed to register as an intervenor in the National Energy Board's reconsideration of the project. As an intervener, the BC gov
The Squamish Nation will invest $1 million to upgrade the Training and Trades Centre, an Indigenous-run trade school. The school opened in 2004 and has trained more than 500 apprentices and over 400 skilled construction trades workers.
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.
A controversial test question for a Grade 12 Social Studies course in Alberta may have been in circulation for almost a decade.