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First Nations Leaders Use Royal Visit To Talk Reconciliation

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2016 | Canada British Columbia

As the Duke and Duchess toured B.C. and the Yukon over the past week, they heard impassioned speeches and saw protest T-shirts.

Justice Minister Takes Stand On UN Indigenous Rights Declaration

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2016 | Canada Politics

She says the Indian Act is inconsistent with the declaration.

Federal Government Destroyed Land-Claim Emails: B.C. Grand Chief

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The allegations come days after a former government worker claimed he was told to delete emails connected to the Highway of Tears investigation.

Veteran B.C. MLA Seeks NDP Nod For Vancouver East

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The former Vancouver councillor was elected to the legislature in 1996 and subsequently became the first Chinese-Canadian to sit in the B.C. cabinet.

B.C. First Nations Treaty Process Challenged In Court

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A stack of overlapping land claims by First Nations is a "cancer" within British Columbia's treaty process, says a prominent provincial ch...

Aboriginal Cemetery Development Controversy Reveals Double Standard

Adam Olsen | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Adam Olsen

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.

Is B.C. Stalling On Missing Women?

CBC | Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A coalition of 20 First Nations and women’s groups is slamming the B.C. government for failing to implement recommendations from the inquiry into se...

First Nations Question RCMP Death Investigations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. - Grieving Prince Rupert-area aboriginal families meet with legal and First Nations representatives in Prince Rupert to share conc...

'Take Your Apology And Shove It'

CBC | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The leaders of several B.C. First Nations and cultural groups say they want political parties to stop using official apologies for historical wrongs a...

Idle No More To Bring More Blockades: B.C. First Nations Leader

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs believes the Idle No More movement will continue to gain momentum, and he's preparin...

Why Do B.C. First Nations Fear This Man's Ideas?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Imagine a piece of land. For millennia, it gives you everything you need. Your family farms it, hunts on it, fishes and traps on it. Then one day,...

Chief Warns 'Aboriginal Uprising Is Inevitable' Without Change

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Politics

A B.C. chief says an "aboriginal uprising is inevitable" if Stephen Harper doesn't commit to transforming the relationship between the Crown and First...