British Columbia

10/01/19
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

News Release

January 10, 2019

 

UBCIC Statement of Clarity in Response to Premier Horgan’s Comments on Unist’ot’en

 

10/01/19
Author: 
Sarah Cox
Jan 9, 2019 7 min read

In a rare rebuke, the United Nations has instructed Canada to suspend construction of the Site C dam on B.C.’s Peace River until the project obtains the “free, prior and informed consent” of Indigenous peoples.

10/01/19
Author: 
Jorge Barrera

Jan. 10, 2019

National Energy Board looking at whether proposed project should be under federal jurisdiction

09/01/19
Author: 
CBC staff

Hereditary chiefs expected to give update on talks with RCMP when media reach camp

Jan 09, 2019

RCMP have opened their roadblock on a remote forest road in northern B.C., allowing access to a camp that has been the focal point of a First Nations protest against a proposed natural gas pipeline, about 300 kilometres west of Prince George. 

09/01/19
Author: 
Emily Rauhala
Protesters voice opposition to pipelines during a rally on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Jan. 8. Dozens of rallies are planned in British Columbia, across Canada and as far away as Europe to support pipeline protesters arrested in northwestern British Columbia. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press/AP)

Jan. 9/2019

The pictures emerging from the scene of an anti-pipeline action in British Columbia could not be more off-brand for Justin Trudeau.

09/01/19
Author: 
CTVNews.ca Staff
[Editor: see videos of protests from across Canada at link]
 
CTVNews.ca's Josh Dehaas, with files from CTV's Kevin Gallagher in Ottawa and Melanie Nagy in Vancouver 
Published Tuesday, January 8, 2019 11:09AM EST 
Last Updated Wednesday, January 9, 2019 9:46AM EST
09/01/19
Author: 
First Nations Leaders
At 10 o'clock on the morning Monday January 6th, 2019, Secwepemc grass-root land defenders lit a sacred fire in Neskonlith Hall to stand in solidarity and support the Wet'suwet'en as they face harassment and intimidation by a militarized police force poised to infringe the human rights of Indigenous peoples.
 
09/01/19
Author: 
Kristy Kirkup
Pipeline protesters block Trudeau speech with drums, chants
The Canadian Press                    January 8, 2019
 
OTTAWA -- Dozens of protesters delayed an appearance by the prime minister Tuesday afternoon, drumming and chanting in a government building where Justin Trudeau was set to speak.

Police kept the prime minister out of a Sussex Drive building in Ottawa, where he was to address a forum bringing together federal officials and representatives from self-governing First Nations that have "modern" treaties with the Crown.

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