First Nations

Oilsands pipeline risks explained in "BC's Huge Gamble" film

"BC's Huge Gamble" sheds light on just what British Columbians will sacrifice if the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline is approved.

Pickton inquiry denounced as thousands march for missing and murdered women

Nearly 5,000 people marched today to remember hundreds of women murdered or missing in Vancouver, and criticizing what they said is a 'sham inquiry.'

Open letter to Premier Christy Clark: Fulfill provincial commitments to protect the Great Bear Rainforest

Until the Province makes good on its Great Bear Rainforest commitments, the habitat of key species like the Northern Goshawk and mountain goat will continue to degrade.

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.