An armed tactical police raid and clash at an Indigenous anti-pipeline barricade revealed public, and even government, confusion about the distinction between the hereditary leaders and First Nations’ elected chiefs and councils. It’s a key nuance that requires better understanding, experts argue.
The “largest-ever pro-privacy coalition in Canadian history” launched in B.C. Thursday, amidst revelations the country’s electronic spy agency hacked into Brazil’s federal mining department and shared the intelligence with national energy interests.
First Nations fighting the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline are “hopeful” their voice was heard after a meeting with a high-level United Nations official Thursday.
A Richmond resident is demanding a McDonald’s restaurant apologize after a manager at the chain’s No. 3 Road franchise allegedly refused to serve her, then asked her to leave, because staff couldn’t understand her English.
More than a decade after their predecessors waged a battle to ban gay-friendly books from their school district’s classrooms, the Surrey school board’s trustees passed an anti-homophobia regulation June 20.
After nearly a decade fighting criminal fishing charges in B.C. courts, Stó:lo nation’s Kwitsel Tatel (Patricia Kelly) won not only an absolute discharge on May 9, but now the government must pay her nearly $2,500 for seizing her crate of salmon in 2004, accusing her of selling it illegally.
More than 500 people took part in the Fraser Valley’s first Pride parade on May 25 — a turnout that its Abbotsford organizers celebrated after years of controversy.
Mothers in prison could soon keep their newborns behind bars if a B.C. lawsuit succeeds.
Named: RCMP, VPD, City of Vancouver, justice minister, crown prosecutors. Pickton siblings accused of ‘abetting’ murders.
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association warns that last night’s passage of Bill S-7 is “very dangerous.” The group’s national security director Sukanya Pillay explains why.