First Nations

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.

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.