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B.C. First Nations seek injunction to halt Site C project on Peace River – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 23, 2018  VANCOUVER _ A lawyer for First Nations aiming to stop work on the Site C dam says there’s no remedy besides taking the project “out of the ground” in northeastern British Columbia. Reidar Mogerman says the West Moberly First Nations’ way of life has already been disrupted by a reservoir […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201816 Views

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Site C injunction hearing begins today – Alaska Highway News

July 23, 2018 Two Northeast B.C. First Nations returned to court today to ask a Supreme Court judge to stop construction of the Site C dam. The West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations argue that work on the $10.7-billion project on the Peace River outside Fort St. John should stop until the courts can […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201818 Views

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B.C. Supreme Court to decide whether to stop Site C dam work – CBC

West Moberly First Nations want interlocutory injunction to stop work ahead of trial Jul 23, 2018 A B.C. Supreme Court judge will hear arguments this week on an application to stop work on the Site C dam ahead of a trial to determine if the multi-billion dollar project violates First Nations treaty rights. The West […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201815 Views

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Tsilhqot’in Nation welcomes Court Victory

Williams Lake, BC: The Tgilhqot’in Nation welcomes today’s B.C. Supreme Court decision to grant an interlocutory injunction against an exploration permit issued by British Columbia to Taseko Mines Ltd. (TML) for an extensive drilling program in the Te2tan Biny (Fish Lake) area. TML had planned to start the drilling work as early as next week. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 201827 Views

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B.C., Blueberry River First Nations negotiate trial adjournment

June 29, 2018 VICTORIA – The Province of British Columbia and Blueberry River First Nations have agreed to adjourn pending litigation until Oct. 15, 2018, as an outcome of productive negotiations. The Province and Blueberry River are continuing discussions outside of court, to collaboratively address Blueberry River’s concerns about the effects of resource development in their […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 201815 Views

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Tsilhqot’in Nation back in court to challenge Taseko Mines Ltd. drilling permits

Williams Lake, BC: June 25, 2018: T T il qot’in Nation is onc again b ing forc d to t BC Supreme Court to challenge drilling permits issued to Taseko Mines Ltd. (TML) by the outgoing BC Liberal government during the wildfires of 2017. The BC Mines Act permit approves an extensive drilling program by […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201817 Views

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RCYBC Representative’s Report #31 – Reviews and Investigations: June 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018

June 18, 2018 The purpose of the Representative for Children and Youth’s (RCY) reviews and investigations of child deaths and critical injuries is to identify and thoughtfully analyze issues, particularly in service delivery. The intent is to help prevent similar deaths or injuries in the future and to inform improvements to services. Download report NT5

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201822 Views

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RCYBC: Statement on residential agencies

As an advocate for British Columbia’s most vulnerable youth, I am compelled to publicly express my grave concerns about the operations of some residential agencies contracted by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) that continue to leave many youth in government care at unnecessary and unacceptable risk. I was shocked and disappointed to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201827 Views

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Federal Court rules against band council that ‘concocted’ reasons to keep family out – APTN News

May 30, 2018 Guy Peters always knew he belonged to his nation in British Columbia. The federal government always did, too. It says so on the back of his status card. But for over 30 years the band council of Peters First Nation refused to accept him as a member. That is until it was […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201815 Views

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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, 201818 Views

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