"It’s a way for young people to own their own home when they’re 20–something."
Cultural workers will be at the site to ensure that 16 cairns beneath the foundation are not disturbed.
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The closest most of us get to expensive luxury cars is at trade shows (or maybe if you attend UBC, the University of Beautiful Cars) but you can get right into the driver's seat of some fancy supercar...
This site is a well-documented archaeological site with many burial cairns. Today, the cairns are covered with plywood boxes to protect them from the construction. The boxes are spray painted with a happy face and loaded down with building debris, tools and scrap materials. This makes a mockery of the dead.
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The situation on Grace Islet illustrates a bigger problem with aboriginal and non-aboriginal relationships in British Columbia and Canada. A fundamental inequity exists -- kick over a grave marker in Ross Bay Cemetery and there is public outrage; propose a house above First Nations burial cairns and, as long as you follow "due process," it's given the green-light.
A home inspired by the stone tower houses of Scotland that took three years to build is finally completed on B.C.'s Salt Spring Island. This past winter marks the first one that the owners spent in th...
SALT SPRING ISLAND, B.C. - A three-year-old girl who was critically injured in a crash on Salt Spring Island, B.C., has died in a Vancouver hospital while her sister and mother remain in another hospi...
A 19-year-old woman, named Amina Tyler, who lives in Tunisia, was threatened with stoning after she exposed her breasts in a photo she posted online, scribbling the words -- "my body belongs to me, and is not the source of anyone's honour" -- on her torso in Arabic.
Two men have been arrested in Mexico and authorities are seeking a third in connection with the Jan. 3 homicide of Robin Wood, of Salt Spring Island, B.C., CBC News has learned. The two 18-year-old s...
MELAQUE, Mexico - Mexican police have promised a thorough investigation into the shooting death of a B.C. man during an apparent home invasion.Police say Robin Wood, 67, of Salt Spring Island, B.C., w...
VANCOUVER - Residents of a small B.C. island are reacting with shock at the news that one of their own has been shot and killed in Mexico.Robin Wood, a 67-year-old resident of Salt Spring Island, was...