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Vancouver, Squamish pipeline challenges dismissed by court in B.C. – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 24, 2018  By Laura Kane THE CANADIAN PRESS VICTORIA _ The City of Vancouver and Squamish Nation have lost legal challenges aimed at quashing an environmental assessment certificate issued by British Columbia for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. In separate rulings issued Thursday, a B.C. Supreme Court judge found that the decision […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 20186 Views

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British Columbia files constitutional challenge of Alberta legislation

May 22, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia has filed a statement of claim in Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench. The Attorney General of B.C. is bringing this action, based on public interest standing on behalf of British Columbians, challenging the constitutionality of Alberta’s Preserving Canada’s Economic Prosperity Act. The complete statement of claim […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 20189 Views

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B.C. heading to court in Alberta to stop fuel restriction law, may seek damages – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 17, 2018  By Dirk Meissner THE CANADIAN PRESS VICTORIA _ Tensions over the Trans Mountain pipeline increased Thursday with British Columbia announcing plans to launch a lawsuit over new Alberta legislation that could restrict fuel exports to the West Coast. B.C. Attorney General David Eby said his province will ask the Court […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 20188 Views

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BC Government: Province proposes changes to improve Indigenous child welfare

April 24, 2018 VICTORIA – Indigenous communities will have greater involvement in child-welfare decisions to help keep their children out of care, safe in their home communities, and connected to their cultures under proposed legislation changes that were announced by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD). “Keeping Indigenous children connected to their family […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 201825 Views

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First Nations Fisheries Council of BC Congratulates Five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations on Court Decision, Calls on Government to Implement Decision

The First Nations Fisheries Council of BC (FNFC) is today applauding the victory of five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations in the B.C. Supreme Court decision in the Ahousaht et al v. Canada case. The decision was released at noon today. The Judge today found that the Government of Canada was not justified in infringing on the Aboriginal […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201816 Views

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First Nations Summit congratulates Nuu-chah-nulth Nations for BC Supreme Court Decision

April 20, 2018 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – First Nations Summit (FNS) leaders are applauding the efforts of five Nuu‐chah‐nulth Nations for their efforts that led to yesterday’s BC Supreme Court (BCSC) decision which confirms the Nuu‐chah‐nulth right to fish on a commercial basis and Canada’s infringement on these rights is not justified and must be […]

by pmnationtalk on April 23, 201815 Views

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BC First Nations get clarity on fishing rights from top court – Trail Times

Apr. 19, 2018 Nations call federal government to settle fishing rights ‘within the true meaning of reconciliation’ Five Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations from Vancouver Island are ready to negotiate for fishing rights, following another legal victory—this time in BC Supreme Court. It’s a victory that will have far-reaching implications in British Columbia, says the First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 201823 Views

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Canada given one year to sort out B.C. First Nations commercial fishery: court – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 19, 2018 VANCOUVER _ A group of West Coast First Nations has won the right to harvest and sell fish commercially after a 12-year court battle. B.C. Supreme Court Justice Mary Humphries has ruled Fisheries and Oceans Canada has one year to establish a commercial fishery for the five First Nations collectivelly […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 201824 Views

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Statement from the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard following the B.C. Supreme Court Decision – Ahousaht Indian Band and Nation et al v. Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, today issued the following statement: “As the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and as a Canadian, I fully support reconciliation and care deeply about a renewed relationship with our Indigenous partners, including the five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201825 Views

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B.C. heads to court over pipeline jurisdiction as builder says doubt warranted – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 18, 2018  By Dirk Meissner THE CANADIAN PRESS VICTORIA _ British Columbia has announced it will head to court by month end to clarify the province’s jurisdiction over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Also Wednesday, the CEO of the pipeline’s builder, Kinder Morgan said the events of recent days have reinforced […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201820 Views

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