Lax Kwalaams

B.C. First Nation To Claim Site Of Planned LNG Terminal

CP | Posted 09.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The nation says the area is a critical fisheries habitat located in the estuary of the Skeena River and it is concerned that construction would irreparably harm salmon stocks.

B.C. First Nation Stakes Claim To Island Slated For LNG Plant

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Members of the Lax Kw'alaams band are setting up tents on Lelu Island to protest the project.

Proposed Pipeline Project Reaches Deals With More B.C. First Nations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The latest agreements are with the Doig River First Nation, Halfway River First Nation and Yekooche First Nation.

IT'S OFFICIAL: B.C. First Nation Rejects $1-Billion LNG Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The Prince Rupert band said the decision "wasn't a money issue."

Signs of Change Are Sweeping the Nation

David Suzuki | Posted 05.14.2015 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

Recent events in Canada have shown not only that change is possible, but that people won't stand for having corporate interests put before their own. The people of Alberta did what was once thought impossible: they gave the NDP a strong majority. Voters in Prince Edward Island followed B.C. provincially and Canada federally and elected their first Green Party member, as well as Canada's second openly gay premier.

Prince Rupert First Nation Rejects $1-Billion LNG Offer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Residents raised concerns over the project's environmental impact, pointing out its "problematic" location.

Prince Rupert First Nation Offered $1 Billion To Support LNG Project

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The band would receive a one-time payment of nearly $28 million, annual payments over 40 years totalling about $1 billion, and other funding.

Native Band Can't Start Commercial Fishery: Court

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected a British Columbia native band's claim that it has a constitutional right to run a commercial fisher...