First Nations

Walking to Ottawa chained to the Indian Act

Why Leo Baskatawang decided to go for a walk from Vancouver to Ottawa, a copy of the Indian Act chained to his body.

“You can’t drink the oil, you can’t eat the money”: First Nations women to the Nobel Women’s Initiative delegation

The Nobel Women's Initiative delegation was surprised to find that the federal government had called First Nation grandmothers "enemies of the state."

Coffee Morning at the HiVE wtih Interactive Athletes Corp and REV Technologies

As HiVE members Interactive Athletes Corp and REV Technologies wrapped up their coffee morning talks about their upcoming projects, participants, who intently listened...

Hill's Native Art brings Aboriginal culture to international customers

Since the 1970s, the small store-turned-gallery has helped showcase BC's unique history and culture with visitors from around the world.

AltaGas confirms 35-metre pipeline oil spill on Hobbema land

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Missing women: Dave Pickton among 20 outstanding witness requests ignored since 2011

Robert Pickton's brother lived on their pig farm when women were being killed there, but he and 19 other requested witnesses have never been called to testify at the inquiry.

The Vancouver Observer to release e-book on Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline

This summer, The Vancouver Observer is launching a comprehensive e-book on the oil sands and the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project. The controversial pipeline – which would cut...

Missing women: BC rejects extension call from Pickton victim families, NDP

With only 16 hearing days left in the missing women inquiry, relatives of Robert Pickton's victims called for an extension, but BC won't budge on its inquiry deadline.

Happy 23rd anniversary, Exxon Valdez: thanks for schooling us on Enbridge!

Fifteen years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, a pit in Prince William Sound shows heavy oil residue. An oil spill off the BC coast could create a larger, more toxic spill than the Exxon Valdez.

Joe Oliver's speech coloured by "racism": First Nations Grand Chief

Natural Resources Minister's comments go beyond paternalism and border on racist, First Nations Grand Chief Stewart Phillip said.