First Nations

Royals urged by First Nations to push governments for reconciliation

First Nations leaders have urged the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to encourage the British Columbia and federal governments to take their issues seriously, marking the second straight day of the...
salmon, Chinook, Yukon, Teslin Tlingit

'New salmon run:' Planes now fly in fish as Yukon chinook decline

'It is funny, but it's also sad,' says Duane Aucoin of the Teslin Tlingit Council.
The Big Rock, Campbell River, Discovery Passage, Vancouver Island, tourism

Five reasons to go soul searching in Campbell River, B.C.

You don't go to Campbell River for things to do, you go there for the way it makes you feel.

B.C. First Nations artist inspires unique, eco-conscious fashion show

Over the course of an artistic career spanning 40 years, Haida artist Reg Davidson has carved masks and sculptures, painted drums, produced gold jewelry, and even sewed traditional regalia. If there...

Jody Wilson-Raybould talks about gender equality and reconciliation during Vancouver visit

The Justice Minister and Attorney General of Canada gave her first official speech after being elected in Vancouver

Climate change could cut First Nations fisheries’ catch in half

First Nations fisheries’ catch could decline by nearly 50 per cent by 2050, according to a new study examining the threat of climate change to the food and economic security of indigenous communities...

First Indigenous City Gathering draws a crowd

It was Saturday night and pouring rain. Still, activists, young people, not-so-young people and children crowded the SFU Woodward's theatre for the first Indigenous City Gathering.  The night...
Hunter Tootoo, Carolyn Bennett, Liberal Party, Justin Trudeau, new cabinet

Indigenous leaders offer support for new Trudeau cabinet

They also plan holding the government's feet to the fire when it comes to election promises for First Nations communities.
First Nations, Justin Trudeau, 2015 federal election, Derek Nepinak

Indigenous leaders hope for better relationships with Trudeau government

It's a new government with new possibilities.

Pipeline battle could set tone for future government, aboriginal relations

VANCOUVER — First Nations fighting to block the Northern Gateway pipeline project say a long-awaited court hearing that began Thursday will set the tone for aboriginal relations with the next federal...