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.
BC NDP Leader Adrian Dix has called planned changes to the Agricultural Land Reserve “very disappointing.”
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.
BC Ferries may soon be fuelled by the province’s abundant liquefied natural gas resources.
A New Brunswick anti-fracking blockade organizer claims an officer punched her in the head so hard her glasses flew off, sparking an escalating confrontation that ended with 40 arrests, six torched police vehicles, and RCMP allegations they found bombs, rifles and bear spray in the camp.
Labour leaders admitted today that a recent liquified natural gas meeting with Premier Christy Clark was “surreal,” and praised the government they opposed only months ago in the provincial election.
At least 31 people have now been arrested in anti-shale gas fracking protests in New Brunswick, including a journalist who alleges police attempted to pay him to become an informant.
BC premier promises her team will ‘accelerate’ jobs plan and ‘run a tight ship.’