Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, leader of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs

Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs leader blasts province at First Nations gathering

An annual gathering of First Nations leaders and British Columbia cabinet ministers got off to a thorny start on Wednesday when the leader of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs berated the provincial...

Indigenous leaders protest Site C dam

First Nations representatives from across B.C. were joined by dozens of concerned citizens for a rally highlighting the dangers of BC Hydro's new energy project.

Hupacasath FIPA appeal exposes China-Canada trade agreement's flaws

A small Port Alberni First Nation stands in the way of a 30-year China-Canada trade agreement with massive ramifications.

Harper's "Hail Mary"

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip says the decision to appoint Jim Prentice to sell Northern Gateway to BC First Nations is too little too late.

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...

“Totalitarian” state surveillance on First Nations adds to “demonization” of pipeline critics: Grand Chief

New documents reveal the RCMP has been spying on environmentalists and First Nations opponents of the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.

Four groups say they'll have to skip Pickton inquiry because province won't fund them

Attorney general's office was urged by inquiry to help pay official participants' expenses, but continues to refuse.