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Voters discuss how to beat Harper at downtown public forum
Nine words were enough to get the audience fired up. “The next vision I have is ousting Steven Harper,” Musqueam Nation representative Celia Point said, eliciting deafening cheers from the audience...
May 1st, 2015
BC "not for sale" to Enbridge Northern Gateway, say aboriginal and former government leaders
The head of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs said that selling BC's coast and rivers is not the way Premier Clark should be fighting against Alberta's oil agenda. Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of the...
Jul 30th, 2012
Controversial Prosperity mine blocked by B.C. Supreme Court judge
After First Nations blockades, a controversial copper and gold mine faces a new hurdle: a judge.
David P. Ball
Dec 2nd, 2011
Missing Women Inquiry to investigate police stigma against marginalized women
Missing Women Inquiry Commissioner Wally Oppal will lead an investigation to probe if police preconceptions about marginalized women affected their failure to quickly apprehend Robert Pickton. The...
Oct 11th, 2011