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Indigenous heritage doesn’t overrule other factors in adoption: B.C. court – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 8, 2017  By Laura Kane THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Aboriginal heritage must be considered when placing a child with an adoptive family, but it does not overrule all other factors in deciding their best interests, the British Columbia Court of Appeal has ruled. The unanimous decision released Tuesday is the latest […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201742 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Disappointed with Supreme Court Decision – Time to Implement UN Declaration

July 26, 2017 (Regina SK,) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded today to the Supreme Court of Canada decisions today in the Chippewas of the Thames and Clyde River cases dealing with Indigenous peoples right to consultation and accommodation. “It’s clear today that our right to consultation and accommodation must […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201773 Views

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Court Delivers Major Setback for TransCanada’s LNG Pipeline to PNW LNG

July 20, 2017 VANCOUVER, BC – Petronas’ massive LNG export proposal on Lelu Island faces a constitutional law obstacle. The Federal Court of Appeal today set aside a National Energy Board (NEB) decision regarding the provincially approved Prince Rupert Gas Transmission pipeline proposal and sent the matter back to the NEB for re-determination. The 900-kilometre PRGT […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 201745 Views

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Supreme Court of Canada denies appeal of First Nations challenge to Site C dam – Amnesty International

Amnesty International is deeply concerned by the announcement that the Supreme Court of Canada will not consider a further appeal of a First Nations challenge to the Site C dam. The West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations had asked that federal approval of the megaproject be overturned because the decision was made without first […]

by pmnationtalk on July 7, 201753 Views

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First Nations hoping provincial government will deliver after Supreme Court of Canada defeat on Site C – Energeticcity.ca

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – After news came down that the Supreme Court of Canada would not hear appeals from West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations, they say the news is disappointing. The judgement stated the following: “The Federal Court dismissed the Prophet River and West Moberly First Nations’ application for judicial review of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 201742 Views

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Tribe or band, a judge will decide who represents Lelu – The Northern View

First Nations and federal government in court battle over Pacific Northwest LNG project Jun 28th, 2017 In a matter of weeks, a federal judge is expected to decide on whether the Gitwilgyoots Tribe or the Lax Kw’alaams Band is the proper representative for Lelu Island and Flora Bank. The land in question is the site […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201756 Views

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Fish Farm Drops Trespass Lawsuit Against ‘John and Jane Doe,’ but Not Morton – The Tyee

Marine Harvest not suing First Nation members who boarded farm and issued eviction notice. Marine Harvest has narrowed its lawsuit claiming protestors trespassed on a fish farm, abandoning a claim that could involve members of the Dzawada’enuxw First Nation while pressing its lawsuit against biologist and activist Alexandra Morton. The giant Norwegian corporation had sued […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201746 Views

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Crown to appeal Sinixt decision – Mykootenaynow.com

Apr 27, 2017 N.B.’s Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire, the Motorleague, Caroline Savoie up for multiple awards The major event of the East Coast Music Awards happens Thursday night at Harbour Station in Saint John. The awards show gala was moved to Thursday night two years ago as an experiment, and the organizers feel the format helps […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 201771 Views

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Representative’s statement on Safe Care Act – RCYBC

On March 9, MLA Gordon Hogg introduced the Safe Care Act to the British Columbia Legislature, a Private Member’s Bill that would permit the involuntary confinement of children and youth with severe substance misuse issues, or those being sexually exploited. This proposed legislation would establish a legal process that would enable a court to authorize […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201745 Views

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Ktunaxa Nation Statement on Sinixt Hunting Case R. v. Desautel

Cranbrook/ʔa·kiskaqǂiʔit – The Ktunaxa Nation today acknowledged the B.C. Provincial Court decision, released March 27, 2017, finding that Richard Desautel of the Lakes Tribe of the Colville Confederated Tribes (“CCT”) in Washington State has an Aboriginal right to hunt elk in the traditional territory of the Lakes Tribe near Castlegar, B.C. The Lakes Tribe is […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201731 Views

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