First Nations

First Nations help Canada find the way forward

We often think that the world's First Peoples were defeated. I think they were just waiting for us to listen.

First Nation groups condemn federal government's "indefensible attack" on Indigenous rights at UN meeting

First Nations groups are expressing outrage at the Canadian government's stance toward Indigenous rights, expressed at a United Nations forum on Indigenous rights. "It is deeply concerning......

Leonardo DiCaprio rallies with Canadian Indigenous leaders at People's Climate March in New York

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio was marching with Canada's Indigenous leaders against the tar sands at the Peoples' Climate March in New York.

Canadians get ready for historic environmental mobilization

Hundreds of Canadians will join tens of thousands of people in the streets of New York City next weekend for one of the largest climate change mobilizations in history. Renewable energy advocates of...

Little justice available for jailed Indigenous population

Former inmates spoke of discrimination against Indigenous peoples and the unresolved legacy of residential schools and colonization.
Rally for Sekw'el'was protest

Cayoose Creek band refuses to cede salmon-spawning territory

Sekw'el'was Chief Michelle Edwards says the community won't leave the creek until their demand for meaningful consultation is met

Harper's mobs, oaths and long-term austerity plan

On the path "Stephen Harper has chosen for us."

Very good films including award winners arrive in town, but also one of the worst of the year

Josh Brolin with Kate Winslet, Tom Hollander and Toni Servillo are prominent in the new films this week.

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."