VANCOUVER - A Vancouver-area First Nation says an ancient burial site and midden has been protected thanks to a real-estate deal with a local developer.The Musqueam say Century Group has agreed to sel...
The federal and B.C. governments have always claimed that native land claims would never affect private property, that First Nations governments would never have veto power over private land. Tell that to a retired 70-something couple who face a Caledonia-like entanglement with their land. Their property in Vancouver's Marpole neighbourhood, which was in their family for almost five decades, has just been frozen due to the discovery of assumed aboriginal bones.