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All nine community water systems on Lytton First Nation land in British Columbia have been under boil water advisories at one time or another. Now the ... Right now," Assembly of First Nations Manitoba regional chief Kevin Hart said at a Vancouver symposium, Reconciliation through Sustainable Water ...
... authorities currently list about 200 water advisories, which includes boil-water and do-not-consume notices. rshore@postmedia.com · First Nations · Technology · Accused Sechelt killer had a 'love-hate' relationship with his mother, stepfather... Police investigating groping of 12 year old in Vancouver ...

The environmental and First Nations rights movements are evolving quickly as social media provides new and more democratic spaces for influence and organization. Vancouver Sun and Province environment reporter Larry Pynn will moderate presentations and an audience-involved discussion on the ...
Federal Justice Minister and Vancouver Granville MP Jody Wilson-Raybould (above) has made 19 appointments to date this year to the B.C. Supreme ... Each province provides its own legal administration, and the dysfunction and systemic problems plaguing First Nations cannot be remedied by federal fiat ...
Hundreds of people, including elders, community leaders, educators and care providers, are in Vancouver to talk about how best to meet those mental health and wellness needs at the first conference of its kind hosted by the B.C. First Nations Health Authority. The two-day agenda is packed with sessions ...
In a conference room at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, more than 200 people sat around tables with white linen napkins and jugs topped with ice water on Tuesday morning. Speaking from the podium at the front of the room, Kevin Hart reminded everyone of another reality in his home province of Manitoba ...

Leaders from several B.C. First Nations took to the water on Sunday to serve an eviction notice to the province's largest producer of farmed fish. Elders and heredity chiefs from six different nations boarded boats just off the coast of Port Hardy, B.C. to tell Marine Harvest to pack up and leave. They believe ...
The ocean is an integral part of our coastal First Nations cultures, societies and economy. An oil spill in our territorial waters, which includes all of the North and Central coast and Haida Gwaii, would be catastrophic. We understand that large-vessel shipping is essential for our modern economy. Fossil fuel ...
Victoria police appeal for information about missing First Nations youths. Officers say ... Police in Victoria are asking for tips in locating two First Nations youth who they are worried about. Officers say Fredrick Daniels, 15, was last seen near the 2100-block of Vancouver Street on Feb. 7. They are also ...
A proposal to bring a floating liquefied natural gas plant to the Saanich Inlet has been scrapped two years after talks began on the project. Steelhead LNG announced the decision in a news release Monday, saying it would no longer be building the plant on Malahat Nation-owned land in Bamberton.
Chapman, a hereditary chief from the Skawahlook First Nation in the Chilliwack-Hope area, said the fires and floods damaged many Indigenous communities. Homes were burned in the Boston Flats residential area in Ashcroft and First Nations firefighters in the Chilcotin region defied evacuation orders to ...
Isaac, whose father is 'Namgis and mother is Tlowitsis — two of the 17 Kwakwaka'wakw First Nations of northern Vancouver Island and the nearby ... Isaac himself says he has never been treated badly at home in Alert Bay because of his work, even as the 'Namgis First Nation has presented one of the ...
Vancouver is also home to the highest density of First Nations cultures. The city itself stands on the traditional lands of three tribes, while dozens of other groups have ties to the area. In total, almost a third of all Canadian First Nations are found in BC, resulting in a dizzying wealth of cultures, customs and ...
BELLA BELLA, B.C. — A British Columbia First Nation is breathing a sigh of relief as a barge carrying millions of litres of fuel was removed from its harbour on the central coast. The barge broke away from a U.S.-registered tugboat, the Jake Shearer, southwest of Bella Bella last Sunday. Heiltsuk Chief ...
Karen Ogen-Toews, past chief of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation, said the collapse of Pacific NorthWest LNG was a wake-up call for the First Nations LNG ... There's also no love lost between the Eagle Spirit pipeline project, backed by 30 First Nations and the Aquilini Investment Group based in Vancouver, ...
Rising water levels forced more than a dozen people out of their homes on the Tseshaht First Nation over the weekend. Five properties were evacuated and 18 homes were placed on alert. People with medical conditions, the elderly and kids were asked to leave as a precaution.
Poets wanted: Vancouver seeks nominations for poet laureate from local First Nations ... Thomas is a Mi'kmaw poet with roots in the Lennox Island First Nation in Prince Edward Island. She has a master's degree in social anthropology and works as an Indigenous supports advisor at Nova Scotia ...

A First Nation is speaking out against a man seen in Snapchat videos laughing and high-fiving a friend after they shot a deer, slit its throat and watched it bleed out on a reserve near Campbell River. The shooting took place on the Quinsam reserve last Friday and the videos were made public earlier this ...
As part of City of Vancouver's role as a City of Reconciliation, the mandate of the forthcoming term (to start in 2018) will concentrate on raising the profile of Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh poetry. The selected poet laureate will do so by developing a literary project and through readings at civic ...
Horgan has said his government will consult with local First Nations, gather more information, and make a decision on whether to cancel the ...
Facebook photos depict members of the Sts'ailes First Nation ... He said there is no legal First Nations catch of sturgeon in the lower Fraser, ...
Robert Phillips, political executive for the First nations Summit ... Across Metro Vancouver, the Aboriginal population topped 61,455, according ...
First Nations canoes greet the Canada C3 icebreaker Polar Prince on Monday morning as it enters the Port of Vancouver. ... of the Musqueam First Nation shouted up from one canoe alongside the ship's starboard side.
First Nations seeking the removal of ocean-based salmon farms in their ... the Fisheries and Oceans office in downtown Vancouver on Aug.
First Nations occupying several fish farms off the northeast coast of Vancouver Island say tensions are rising after protesters were served with ...
B.C. First Nation declares local ban on moose hunt ... While some hunters criticized the move, local First Nations say the closures don't go far ...
Police investigating deadly stabbing in East Vancouver ... Harris said family and other members of the First Nation are heartbroken over the ...
The Siwash Rock in Vancouver's Stanley Park could be renamed if First Nations agree its name is disrespectful to Aboriginal Peoples.
Vancouver Park Board Wednesday night approved a motion to consult with the Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations on ...
VANCOUVER - Canada's decision to approve an expansion for the Trans ... Earlier Monday, Chief Ian Campbell of the Squamish First Nation ...
Chief Ian Campbell of the Squamish First Nation says the building should make ... First Nations recall the land where the building now sits as a ...
Organizers of a Vancouver race won't be handing out First Nations "inspired" ... Allison Beardsworth, originally from the Dene First Nation in the ...
Vancouver Park Board votes unanimously to work with First Nations to ... of years," said Ian Campbell, chief of the Squamish First Nation.
Its pledge to back First Nations rights against Kinder Morgan's Trans ... Those are hot-topic items for Metro Vancouver residents, as well as key ...
... First Nation is claiming it was not properly consulted on the project. ... at a news conference in Vancouver by Environment Minister George Heyman ... “He is a living example of modern First Nations law in Canada,” said Eby ...
DUNCAN, B.C. — In a tree-nestled First Nation community on Vancouver Island, forestry and farming used to be the major industries that kept ...
VANCOUVER — First Nations in the path of British Columbia's forests ... Chief Joe Alphonse of the Tl'etinqox First Nation said he was among ...
Vancouver is holding its first Indigenous Fashion Week (VIFW), spotlighting designs by Canada's aboriginal peoples. Almost 60 First Nations ...
“We have no problem hunting for food,” said Douglas Neasloss, the elected chief of Klemtu and a member of Coastal First Nations. “That's ...
Born in 1933, Berger received his real legal education in Vancouver from Tom Hurley, a hard-drinking loquacious Irish lawyer known for his acumen, his support of the underdog, and his love of boxing.
In a course in Pacific history that I teach, University of Victoria undergraduate students are hot on the trail of a set of poles that once stood alongside a monument dedicated to George Vancouver in Kihei, Maui. Only the foundations of ... First ...
Born in 1933, Berger received his real legal education in Vancouver from Tom Hurley, a hard-drinking loquacious Irish lawyer known for his acumen, his support of the underdog, and his love of boxing.
... it is the earliest point in a project development that a BC First Nations community has voted to approve an LNG facility or pipeline project.
... it is the earliest point in a project development that a BC First Nations community has voted to approve an LNG facility or pipeline project.
DND recently notified local first nations it no longer has an operational need for the property. Mayor Carol Hamilton and Songhees Chief Ron Sam will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday afternoon.
DND recently notified local first nations it no longer has an operational need for the property. Mayor Carol Hamilton and Songhees Chief Ron Sam will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday afternoon.
VANCOUVER - Saskatchewan needed innovative ways to continue providing rural bus service instead of gutting it altogether, says an advocate for a British Columbia First Nation that fought for 10 years to get transportation along a route where women ...
VANCOUVER - Saskatchewan needed innovative ways to continue providing rural bus service instead of gutting it altogether, says an advocate for a British Columbia First Nation that fought for 10 years to get transportation along a route where women ...
Once he reached a certain age, a point in life when the inescapable reality of mortality sunk in, Dr. Marc Lindy decided he'd like to have a brass band mark his ...
Once he reached a certain age, a point in life when the inescapable reality of mortality sunk in, Dr. Marc Lindy decided he'd like to have a brass band mark his ...


 

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