B.C. First Nation Bans Bottled Water

B.C. First Nation Bans Bottled Water

01.15.2015
A First Nation near Lillooet, B.C. has banned the sale of bottled water in an attempt to highlight the need for safe drinking water in...
B.C.'s Tsal'alh Becomes First Blue Indigenous Community

B.C.'s Tsal'alh Becomes First Blue Indigenous Community

01.14.2015
As of November, there were 127 First Nation communities under water advisory, with 27 communities in British Columbia alone. At any given...
LNG Pipelines Won't Carry Oil, Bitumen: B.C.

LNG Pipelines Won't Carry Oil, Bitumen: B.C.

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  01. 6.2015
VICTORIA - A proposed network of pipelines from natural gas fields in British Columbia's northeast to liquefied natural gas export plants...
The Huge B.C. Pollution Threat You Haven't Heard Of

The Huge B.C. Pollution Threat You Haven't Heard Of

Sara Harowitz  01. 6.2015
Once home to a buoyant fish processing industry, the abandoned coastal town of Namu, B.C. is now a ticking time bomb of pollution, according...
Elder Who Uses Walker Claims Excessive Force By B.C. Mountie

Elder Who Uses Walker Claims Excessive Force By B.C. Mountie

12.16.2014
A 61-year-old Smithers Wet'suwet'en elder is filing a formal complaint claiming police used excessive force when an officer...
Aboriginal Gravesites Halt $40M Abbotsford Development Plan

Aboriginal Gravesites Halt $40M Abbotsford Development Plan

12. 1.2014
A B.C. developer is calling on the province to fix gaps in heritage conservation laws, after the City of Abbotsford recently rejected his...
Burnaby Mountain Protest Charges Dropped

Burnaby Mountain Protest Charges Dropped

James Keller, The Canadian Press  11.27.2014
VANCOUVER - A judge threw out civil contempt charges Thursday against dozens of activists who have been arrested while demonstrating against...
Burnaby Mountain Is A Perfect Storm of Activism

Burnaby Mountain Is A Perfect Storm of Activism

11.25.2014
The current Burnaby Mountain demonstrations and civil disobedience over Kinder Morgan's proposed pipeline expansion has developed into...
'Persecuted For Being Indian': B.C. Couple Charged With Poaching

'Persecuted For Being Indian': B.C. Couple Charged With Poaching

Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press  11.15.2014
KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A First Nations couple facing poaching charges claim they are being “persecuted for being Indian.”Jay Coutts and Fara...
Audrey Siegl, Vancouver COPE Council Candidate, Answers Iconic Questionnaire

Audrey Siegl, Vancouver COPE Council Candidate, Answers Iconic Questionnaire

11.10.2014
As a COPE candidate, Audrey Siegl is running in this week's municipal election. If she wins, Siegl will be the first woman of indigenous...
B.C. Reserve Of 87 People Has Chief That Earns More Than $200,000

B.C. Reserve Of 87 People Has Chief That Earns More Than $200,000

11. 3.2014
Disgruntled First Nation band members from Shuswap, B.C. are going public with band financing figures released under the Conservative...
Aboriginal Art Hotel Is Unlike Anything Else In Canada

Aboriginal Art Hotel Is Unlike Anything Else In Canada

Sara Harowitz  10.31.2014
Tucked cozily away in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood sits a building that is hard to miss. With ornate aboriginal designs...

Chief Of Tiny B.C. First Nation Earns More Than Prime Minister

10.31.2014
OTTAWA — An elderly B.C. First Nations chief and his ex-wife, along with one of their sons and a grandson, received more than $4.1 million...
B.C. First Nation Implements Living-Wage Policy

B.C. First Nation Implements Living-Wage Policy

The Canadian Press  10.28.2014
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...