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Stewart Phillip

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...

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...

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.

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...