Indigenous Peoples

09/03/18
Author: 
Gary Porter
Site C protest
 March 9, 2018
 
TRAMPLES INDIGENOUS RIGHTS
The government’s decision to build the dam makes it abundantly clear that the struggle to defend indigenous rights and the environment must be build outside of parliament

Gary Porter is a member of the New Democratic Party in British Columbia. This article was published in the NDP Socialist Caucus magazine, Turn Left, which was distributed to delegates at last month’s federal NDP convention.

08/03/18
Author: 
Lynda V. Mapes

A mass demonstration is planned in the Vancouver, B.C., metro area Saturday against the expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline project. Nearly 7,000 Coast Salish Water Protectors have signed up to participate.

Building in the courts and halls of Canadian government for years, conflict over the mammoth Trans Mountain tar- sands oil-pipeline expansion is expected to spill into the streets of British Columbia Saturday with massive civil disobedience demonstrations.

07/03/18
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

Indigenous Leaders from Across North America to Stand in Solidarity with Coast

Salish Water Protectors to Stop Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Thousands expected to rally in Vancouver on March 10

 

For Immediate Release

March 6, 2018 Vancouver - Coast Salish spiritual leaders and members are launching an

ambitious project this week to stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline and tanker project, with

28/02/18
Author: 
Justine Hunter

FEBRUARY 26, 2018

BC Hydro says it faces substantial new costs for the Site C dam after agreeing to suspend work on a portion of the construction until the courts can hear an injunction application this summer by a First Nation seeking to block the $10.7-billion project.

The West Moberly First Nation is seeking an interim injunction to halt the project pending a full civil trial that aims to kill Site C. A hearing on the interim injunction application is expected to begin in July.

28/02/18
Author: 
First Nations Leaders
Lax Kw’alaams hereditary leaders voice support for oil tanker ban

A group of North Coast First Nation hereditary leaders says it is in full support of the federal government’s proposed oil tanker ban.

The Allied Tribes of Lax Kw’alaams says there have been misconceptions about who represents the hereditary leadership of the First Nation. The leadership group says that the Chief’s Council set up to advise proponents of the Eagle Spirit Energy project has been misrepresented as the voice for hereditary leaders in Lax Kw’alaams.

27/02/18
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

PRESS RELEASE

 

First Nations Secure Major Work Stoppage on Site C in Lead-up to Summer Injunction

 

24/02/18
Author: 
Jennifer Thuncher, Andy Prest
Photo: PAUL MCGRATH/NORTH SHORE NEWS

More than 50 local and North Vancouver Squamish Nation protesters and supporters headed down Capilano Road south of Marine Drive Thursday as they marched to demonstrate outside the Kinder Morgan facility on the North Vancouver waterfront.

23/02/18
Author: 
stand.earth
Changing the Game: Lessons from Stopping the Tesoro Savage Terminal
 
Facebook online video conference: How a grassroots effort in Washington fought big oil and won
 
 
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