'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...
Some Of Canada's Most Valuable Land Sold To B.C. First Nations

Some Of Canada's Most Valuable Land Sold To B.C. First Nations

The Canadian Press  10. 1.2014
VANCOUVER - Three British Columbia First Nations have agreed to a partnership deal with a federal government body over three valuable parcels...
Court Allows B.C. First Nation To Challenge Northern Gateway

Court Allows B.C. First Nation To Challenge Northern Gateway

The Canadian Press  09.26.2014
VANCOUVER - A First Nation from British Columbia's North Coast says the Federal Court of Appeal has agreed to hear its legal challenge...

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

The Canadian Press  09.25.2014
VANCOUVER - First Nations have claimed a Supreme Court of Canada decision in the Tsilhqot'in land rights case gives them substantial powers,...
First Nations' Ultimatum: Pick Between Dam And LNG

First Nations' Ultimatum: Pick Between Dam And LNG

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  09.24.2014
VANCOUVER - With a decision imminent on the Site C hydroelectric project in northeastern British Columbia, area First Nations have delivered...
Aboriginal 'Watchman' Opened Sacred Burial Boxes For Tourists

Aboriginal 'Watchman' Opened Sacred Burial Boxes For Tourists

Wawmeesh G. Hamilton, The Canadian Press  09.21.2014
PORT ALBERNI, B.C. - The actions of an aboriginal tourism operator in British Columbia who gave some travellers access to ancient burial...
Aboriginal Title Ruling Can't Be Ignored: Clark

Aboriginal Title Ruling Can't Be Ignored: Clark

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  09.11.2014
VANCOUVER - Premier Christy Clark called a historic meeting between hundreds of British Columbia First Nations' leaders and members of...
Accused B.C. Serial Killer Says He Didn't Act Alone

Accused B.C. Serial Killer Says He Didn't Act Alone

Mark Nielsen, Prince George Citizen, The Canadian Press  08.26.2014
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - Cody Allan Legebokoff said he was “involved” in the deaths of three women he is accused of murdering but did...