First Nation Files Suit To Stop Mine

First Nation Files Suit To Stop Mine

The Canadian Press  01.22.2014
VANCOUVER - A First Nation has launched a lawsuit in an attempt to stop a struggling but potentially lucrative mine in northwestern British...
First Nation Sends Her A Warning

First Nation Sends Her A Warning

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  01.20.2014
VICTORIA - A British Columbia First Nation says the provincial government is dragging its feet when it comes to consulting with aboriginal...
A White Indian Chief?

A White Indian Chief?

01.20.2014
A northern B.C. First Nation could elect a white woman as chief next month, with the support of a number of community elders. Pauline...
Kinder Morgan Pipeline Hearings Discouraging Critics?

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Hearings Discouraging Critics?

The Canadian Press  01.15.2014
VANCOUVER - Opponents of Kinder Morgan's proposed expansion of its Trans Mountain oil pipeline say the process for signing up to participate...
SAVE THE DATE

SAVE THE DATE

The Canadian Press  01.15.2014
KITIMAT, B.C. - The District of Kitimat will hold a plebiscite on the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline in April to gauge support for...
Site C Could Survive Most Powerful Earthquake Ever?

Site C Could Survive Most Powerful Earthquake Ever?

The Canadian Press  01.13.2014
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - BC Hydro engineers have told the Joint Review Panel for the Site C project that the dam's design is robust and could...
Canada's Largest Container Terminal May Expand

Canada's Largest Container Terminal May Expand

The Canadian Press  01. 7.2014
VANCOUVER - Federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq says an independent panel will review plans to build a major shipping-container...
Government Must Pay

Government Must Pay

James Keller, The Canadian Press  12.30.2013
VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government didn't properly consult with a northern First Nation community about forestry activity and...
Kitimat Chief Organizing Employment Summit

Kitimat Chief Organizing Employment Summit

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  12.26.2013
VICTORIA - A decade ago, Kitamaat Village in northwest British Columbia was broke as residents of the First Nations community faced non-existent...
Pipeline Opponents Wage War

Pipeline Opponents Wage War

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  12.20.2013
VANCOUVER - Opponents of Northern Gateway said Friday that the war against the pipeline will now be waged against the federal government,...
Northern Gateway: Politicians Weigh In

Northern Gateway: Politicians Weigh In

The Canadian Press  12.19.2013
Here is a look at what some political, business and environmental groups had to say after a federal review panel recommended that the proposed...
Win For Sacred Headwaters

Win For Sacred Headwaters

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  12.16.2013
VICTORIA - A remote area of northwest British Columbia considered sacred by aboriginals and resource rich by mining companies has received...
Why Hitchhiking is a Risky Road for Aboriginal Women

Why Hitchhiking is a Risky Road for Aboriginal Women

12.13.2013
As my wife and I were driving home in Duncan, B.C. three years ago, we noticed a young girl hitchhiking. She was young, First Nations,...
Students' Bodies ‘Were Experimental Materials'

Students' Bodies ‘Were Experimental Materials'

12.12.2013
Early researchers viewed students from Alberni Indian Residential School as bodies to be experimented on and the school as a laboratory,...