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...
'It's Our Version Of Remembrance Day'

'It's Our Version Of Remembrance Day'

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  10.27.2014
QUESNEL, B.C. - On a grey, bone-chilling day commemorating the hanging of a group of aboriginal chiefs in British Columbia 150 years ago,...
Squamish Nation Officials Removed After Financial Investigation

Squamish Nation Officials Removed After Financial Investigation

10.20.2014
Two officials with the Squamish Nation have now been removed from office after an investigation found problems with how nearly $1.5 million...
Proposed Massive B.C. Dam Granted Environmental Assessment Approval

Proposed Massive B.C. Dam Granted Environmental Assessment Approval

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  10.14.2014
VICTORIA - The proposed $7.9-billion Site C hydroelectric dam on the Peace River cleared major environmental hurdles Tuesday as the federal...
B.C. Mine Wins Injunction To Lift First Nation Blockade

B.C. Mine Wins Injunction To Lift First Nation Blockade

The Canadian Press  10. 9.2014
VANCOUVER - A British Columbia mine company behind a tailings pond spill has been granted a temporary court injunction against a First...
First Nations Overlapping Claims A Barrier: B.C. Treaty Commission

First Nations Overlapping Claims A Barrier: B.C. Treaty Commission

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  10. 7.2014
VANCOUVER - Despite the glacial pace of negotiations, the British Columbia treaty process remains a viable option for First Nations to...
B.C. First Nation Members Sue 'Million Dollar Chief'

B.C. First Nation Members Sue 'Million Dollar Chief'

10. 6.2014
Some members of a tiny B.C. First Nation are launching a class-action lawsuit against a chief who pocketed close to a million dollars last...
You'd Care If The English Or French Language Disappeared

You'd Care If The English Or French Language Disappeared

10. 3.2014
According to a 2010 report, my heritage language is the third most endangered indigenous language in British Columbia. It is the language...