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Prince William Adds B.C. Rainforest To Queen's Conservation Program

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The Duke and Duchess visited the Great Bear Rainforest on B.C.'s central coast.

B.C. Chiefs Refuse To Attend Reconciliation Event With Royals

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada British Columbia

They reached the decision after a three-day debate.

Feds Charged Ahead With Northern Gateway First Nations Consultation Despite Internal Doubts

Carol Linnitt | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

Eight First Nations including the Haisla, the Nak'azdli and Gitxaala Nations have launched a legal challenge against the pipeline on the basis of inadequate consultation.

B.C. First Nation Implements Living-Wage Policy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PORT ALBERNI, B.C. - A Vancouver Island First Nation is implementing a living-wage policy, boosting the pay of some of its workers by almost $7 an hou...

Some Limits Set On B.C. First Nation Land Rights Ruling

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - First Nations have claimed a Supreme Court of Canada decision in the Tsilhqot'in land rights case gives them substantial powers, but a B.C...


CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - It has been 150 years since the Tsilhqot'in people of British Columbia declared war on the Crown and the descendants of descendants of war...

Supreme Court To Rule On Landmark B.C. First Nation Land Claim

CBC | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Supreme Court of Canada will render a decision this morning in a complex appeal involving a British Columbia First Nation's claim to aboriginal ti...

Sasquatch Mask Returned Home After 75 Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Hunting for an elusive sasquatch mask revered by a British Columbia First Nation has been a 16-year journey for James Leon, taking him thr...

B.C. Brings First Nations On Board With LNG

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government has moved to bring First Nations on board its much-anticipated multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas bo...

First Nation Files Suit To Stop Mine

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A First Nation has launched a lawsuit in an attempt to stop a struggling but potentially lucrative mine in northwestern British Columbia, ...

On The Take?

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

OTTAWA - The Mounties are investigating a senior British Columbia health official accused of bilking a remote aboriginal community out of possibly hun...

B.C. First Nation, Christy Clark's Big Announcement

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The law that would ratify another B.C. treaty, giving thousands of hectares of land and millions of dollars to a Sunshine Coast First Natio...

Enbridge Pipeline Deal With B.C. First Nation Collapses

CBC | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada Business

Enbridge, the company behind the controversial Northern Gateway Pipeline project, is conceding that an agreement with a B.C. First Nation has official...

BC First Nation Backs Pipeline

CBC | Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada

A B.C. First Nation has announced it is backing the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline project to ship oilsands and crude to the West Coast, desp...

BC Aboriginals Make Human Rights Claims Against Canada

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.28.2011 | Canada Politics

VICTORIA - Southern Vancouver Island aboriginals donned traditional vests and headdresses at an international hearing in Washington, D.C. Friday as th...

BC First Nation Inks $30-Million Treaty

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2011 | Canada Politics

POWELL RIVER, B.C. - A land claim treaty is one step closer to reality for a First Nation in the Powell River region of B.C.'s south coast.The federal...

First Nation Signs Historic Pact With BC

CP | Posted 09.18.2011 | Canada Politics

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government and a northwestern First Nation have shed past legal battles by signing an agreement...