The push to have Canadian oil meet Asian market demand has grown massively since Calgary-based Enbridge Inc. conceived of the Northern Gateway pipeline to the West Coast more than a decade ago. But as the company’s CEO told reporters yesterday, so has the “passion and emotion around this project.”
With the federal government’s approval of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline this afternoon, First Nations across the province say they’re ready for the battle of a generation.
A month after Ellen DeGeneres tweeted her record-breaking celebrity-laden selfie during the Oscars on March 2—now surpassing 3.4 million retweets—Samsung’s copy.5-million donation to an anti-seal hunting organization has sparked a new viral meme.
Artistic trailbazer Buffy Sainte-Marie, who is currently based in Hawaii, is gearing up to record her first album of new material since 2008 (more on that later), and took a few minutes to share her thoughts on a number of topics with ICTMN.
The province and Vancouver are poised to settle their portion of a lawsuit with 13 children whose mothers’ DNA was found on serial killer Robert Pickton’s farm, 24 hours has learned. Each of the children will receive $50,000 plus legal costs.
As they embarked on a cross-Canada tour, ATCR’s Ian Campeau spoke about the band’s breakthrough, his successful campaign to rename the Nepean Redskins youth football team, plus the camaraderie of being on the road.
Neil Young issued his strongest words yet against his country’s energy boom.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s special energy project envoy may have delivered some optimistic words for bringing together the Crown, First Nations and industry in B.C.
On Dec. 6, SWN Resources announced it was halting its shale gas exploration for the year, incomplete. Now, as the community awaits the Texan firm’s likely future return, Windspeaker has learned the community is launching healing circles to deal with the trauma of the police raid, as well as contemplating a court battle over their treaty rights.
Aboriginal leaders are applauding a report by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s special West Coast energy envoy that recommends meaningful consultation with First Nations is essential if development is to proceed.