First Nations

Two thousand protest Enbridge oilsands pipeline in Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert police estimate 2,000 people turned out to protest the proposed Enbridge oilsands pipeline in northern B.C.

How to eat local forever: lessons on food security gathered from First Nations

The Enbridge oil pipeline would threaten the Aboriginal tradition of living off the land and eating local foods, say members of First Nations communities.

Liberal leader Bob Rae calls Harper government "dictatorial"

Liberal leader Bob Rae lambasted the Conservatives for "command and control" leadership on oilsands, health care and Aboriginal rights in a Vancouver speech.

Oilsands pipeline: First Nations say Enbridge lacked due diligence

A lack of discussion around the oilsands pipeline by Enbridge has many First Nations worried.

Harper to meet First Nations at chiefs summit

Harper will meet with First Nations representatives to discuss economic development, education, accountability in Ottawa.

Division over Enbridge oil pipeline caused by treaty process flaws, Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs say

This article can now be found in  Extract: The Pipeline Wars Vol. 1 Enbridge.  Extract contains a year of the Vancouver Observer's powerful reporting on the proposed Enbridge pipeline....

Oil pipeline update: Gitxsan chiefs overturn Enbridge deal, still divided on Treaty Society

Gitxsan Treaty office announces consensus to quash a controversial Enbridge deal, but hereditary chief Norman Stephens says recent meetings on the issue weren’t inclusive.

Enbridge oil pipeline project an affront to Canadians

People rallying against the proposed oil pipeline through Northern B.C. aren't foreign environmentalists -- they are average thinking Canadians, says a Northern B.C. resident.

No oil pipeline here: Enbridge Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel in Smithers finds 100% opposition

Wet'suwet'en Chief Darlene Glaim: "We have always held title to our land and have not negotiated it away...Our lands keep us spiritually, physically and emotionally healthy."

Salmon, economy and oil: Smithers mayor explains opposition to Enbridge pipeline

Smithers mayor explains why, despite job promises, the community remains opposed to the Northern Gateway oil pipeline.