First Nations

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."

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...