It’s been 62 years since the Cheslatta Carrier Nation faced an offer they couldn’t refuse from B.C.: abandon their soon-to-be-flooded villages and cemeteries in two weeks, or go to jail.
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.
As Kinder Morgan proposes to more-than-double its Trans-Mountain oil sands pipeline from Alberta, First Nations and environmentalists on the coast are escalating their opposition to the project.
Top Tories fanned out across Canada today touting support for CETA, the “most ambitious trade deal in history.” The Left Coast Post asked Vancouver councillor Tim Stevenson what’s the deal.
Part Two in a series on the secretive CETA free trade deal. Critics fear the agreement opens up Canada’s water to multinational corporations.
With NDP and Liberals criticizing Canada’s secretive CETA agreement, this launches a series on its impact on Canada’s water, democracy, jobs and health.