With salmon numbers in B.C.’s once-abundant Fraser River stocks predicted to take another devastating hit this summer, some are questioning why First Nations are under-represented in managing a fishery that has become almost exclusively theirs.
Decades after being chosen to represent her people in the 1990 Kanehsatà:ke standoff, Ellen Gabriel at is back in the spotlight as a candidate for National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations.
Aboriginal leaders are increasingly turning their sights on the federal government’s Budget Implementation Bill, Bill C-38.
The British Columbia government stands to regulate on-reserve business development for the first time under new legislation.
A coalition of interested groups have rejected pleas to rejoin BC’s missing women inquiry, saying they will instead focus on a United Nations investigation and proposed royal commission.
Central British Columbia turns up the heat on the mining industry.
With one of the highest urban Indigenous populations in the country, Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has become the site of a battle over rising housing prices, a lack of affordable lodgings, and encroaching up-scale development
Native people are more often killed or abused by police officers than are others in Canada, but police actions are more often than not chalked up to ‘bad apples’ on the force instead of symptoms of systemic problems within police ranks