Faced with mounting environmental pressure over the proposal to build a four- to eight-million ton coal transfer terminal at Fraser Surrey Docks (FSD), the regional port authority opened its annual meeting to public questions for the first time today.
First Nations from across the province gathered on Musqueam territory to mark World Water Day March 22, launching discussions on a new B.C. declaration on the protection of water.
Environmental, labour and democracy activists have thrown their weight behind a lawsuit by Hupacasath First Nation, which hopes to halt a major Canada-China trade pact through the courts.
Unions, citizen groups, and environmentalists have joined a growing chorus alarmed about a secretive investment deal with China, voicing their support yesterday for a First Nation’s lawsuit seeking to halt the agreement.
Here’s a look back over some of my key stories of the last year.
In the wake of the violent death of United States Libyan Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens on September 11, Indigenous people near and far are coming to terms with the loss of one of their own.
Group sends letters to companies to ‘end unjust mining’ and honour victims.
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.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is scrutinizing the disappearance of more than 600 aboriginal women in Canada, only months after the United Nations announced its own investigation.
Part Two in a series on the secretive CETA free trade deal. Critics fear the agreement opens up Canada’s water to multinational corporations.