Clean Energy In LNG's Shadow: First Nations

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A dozen British Columbia First Nations will share $1.3 million in provincial funding to develop clean energy, Aboriginal Affairs Minister ...

The Secret Trade Treaty You Need to Know About

Mark Taliano | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada Politics
Mark Taliano

In June, 2013, the 300 strong Hupacasath First Nation launched a court action with the Federal Court to stop ratification of a proposed 31-year trade treaty that, among other things, gives Chinese companies unprecedented power over Canadian resources. The Chief Justice of the Federal Court presided over the hearings, and a decision will be made by the end of August, or in early September.

First Nation Challenges China Deal

CBC | Posted 10.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A legal challenge filed in a federal court by the Hupacasath First Nation in B.C. is standing in the way of the Canadian government ratifying a contro...

First Nation Challenges Trade Deal

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Members of a small British Columbia aboriginal band are in a federal court room in Vancouver this week, as their 300-member community trie...

Stop Canada-China Deal: B.C. First Nation

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A B.C. First Nation has asked the Federal Court to stop Canada from ratifying an investment treaty with China until it and other bands hav...

Relative's Betrayal In Selling Sacred Masks

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - For the Hamilton and Sayers families, the two cedar masks depicting male and female serpents and known as hinkeets to the Hupacasath cultu...