Indigenous

Hummingbirds brighten a dark alley in the Downtown Eastside

When asked to create a design for a blank wall of a highly active alley in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, Charlene Johnny Wadsworth immediately thought of hummingbirds.

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.

Half of the fuel tanks on First Nations reserves did not comply with regulations

OTTAWA — Half the fuel storage tanks that remote First Nations use to power their communities fell short of federal standards meant to prevent leaks and spills, a new document shows. The Conservative...

BC Indigenous women put fear aside and become powerful leaders in fight for equality

As Idle No More's first year anniversary approaches on Dec.10, Indigenous women in BC are making dents towards equality for Aboriginal people, youth, and women.

Fabulous events this week in Vancouver, British Columbia

BeeVancity weekly is out! Lights, markets, joyful voices and much more waiting for you - check them out. Photo Megaphone Magazine

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.'

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.

Missing Women Inquiry: Brother of Pickton victim calls on RCMP to apologize

Dawn Crey disappeared from the Downtown Eastside 12 years ago. After two days of RCMP testimony, her brother is calling for an apology.