First Nations

BC Indigenous women put fear aside and become powerful leaders in fight for equality

As Idle No More's first year anniversary approaches on Dec.10, Indigenous women in BC are making dents towards equality for Aboriginal people, youth, and women.
Fighting Kinder Morgan in court

Slew of lawsuits against Kinder Morgan could begin, say lawyers

Kinder Morgan up against "the strength of the Coast Salish First Nations."

Makeshift bomb explodes on Aboriginal blockade, Hereditary Likhts’amisyu chief Toghestiy says

A makeshift bomb exploded last night in the central interior of B.C. where a group of Indigenous people who have set up a blockade against the proposed Enbridge, Kinder Morgan, and Pembina pipelines.

Kinder Morgan pummeled on oil spill risks at North Van meeting

There were heated questions about oil spill preparedness and what was in it for North Vancouver

Harper cabinet ministers coming to BC in 'desperate' push to convert pipeline opponents

Going all out to repair relations and win support for Enbridge Northern Gateway and Trans Mountain.

Haida Gwaii receives funding for tsunami debris cleanup

Thanks to a successful proposal, made by the Haida Gwaii Tsunami Debris Committee (HGTDC), a partnership of local governments and First Nations have been awarded $139,000 over two years to establish...

Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment highlights flaws in new oil sands monitoring

New monitoring plan for Oil Sands as deeply flawed as previous discredited program

Women in Fish highlights West Coast's rich cultural legacy

On Saturday, April 27th, the last day of the week long BC Arts and Culture Week at Katzie First Nation's Long House, Urban Ink Production's long travelling theatre show “Women in Fish” played to an...

Premier Clark at LNG conference: BC will not be undersold

Premier Clark’s sense of urgency at the BC Province's LNG conference was similar to that of climate stability advocates – except that hers is for rapid deployment of the LNG industry. This is a...

Aboriginal music, theatre, film and more at the 12th annual Talking Stick Festival

From a Powwow, to theatre, dance, spoken word, music and a multimedia performance, Talking Stick Festival will give everyone something to talk about.