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One BC First Nation’s fight against fracking – The Globe and Mail

Sep. 13, 2015 Fracking is a critical component of the B.C. Liberal government’s aspiration to develop a liquefied natural gas industry, and the public has been assured the practice is safe and well regulated. A recent B.C. Environmental Appeal Board judgment, however, chronicles a provincial decision-making process around a fracking operation that was informed by […]

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Gathering of government and Indigenous leaders in BC ends with agreement, and skepticism – APTN

September 11, 2015 VANCOUVER – The grand chief of the First Nations Summit said reconciliation talks with the B.C. government have been positive but it’s now time to dig down and do the actions. His remarks come as the second annual meeting between the British Columbia government and B.C. indigenous leaders wrapped up Thursday in […]

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Better relationships between government and First Nations possible: expert – BiV

Sept. 10, 2015 Government relationships with First Nations don’t have to be adversarial, according to… Government relationships with First Nations don’t have to be adversarial, according to University of Victoria professor John Borrows. Borrows, who holds the Canada research chair in indigenous law, said the United States boasts a 40-year history where there hasn’t been […]

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Top News Advisory for Thursday, Sept. 11, 2015 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 11, 2015 Friday, Sept. 11 6:20 a.m. Here are the latest Top News stories from The Canadian Press. Entries are subject to change. This includes projected word counts and the estimated timing of stories and updates, both of which can be affected by news developments and other matters. All times […]

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B.C. premier calls on First Nations to drive economic and social ties – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 10, 2015 20:21 By Dirk Meissner THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Leaders of British Columbia’s First Nations came looking for a home run but left meetings with Premier Christy Clark and her cabinet wondering if they even made it to first base. At least a year will have to pass before the leaders […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2015343 Views

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Vote for a better, cleaner Canada – Science Matters

By David Suzuki with contributions from David Suzuki Foundation Senior Editor Ian Hanington. No matter what anyone says during this long federal election campaign, climate change is the biggest threat to Canadians’ health, security and economy. The scientific evidence is incontrovertible, the research wide-ranging and overwhelming. Wastefully burning fossil fuels at such a rapid rate […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2015205 Views

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B.C. premier says province doesn’t need advice from twerking singer Miley Cyrus – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 10, 2015 VANCOUVER _ British Columbia’s premier is suggesting singer Miley Cyrus stick to twerking instead of interfering with the province’s environmental policies. Christy Clark says Cyrus doesn’t know anything about the reasons behind B.C.’s wolf cull, which she says is necessary to protect endangered caribou. Cyrus has urged fans to sign […]

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B.C. chiefs to approve reconciliation road map, but ride bound to be bumpy – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 10, 2015 VANCOUVER _ Hundreds of First Nations leaders have given approval in principle to a reconciliation agreement that is viewed as a road map for future economic, social and legal relations between aboriginals and the British Columbia government. First Nations Summit Grand Chief Ed John says reconciliation issues can’t be solved […]

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First Nations blockade halts anchoring of Tofino area salmon farm – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 10, 2015 14:28 TOFINO, B.C. – Members of a Vancouver Island First Nation are vowing to risk arrest rather than allow an international fish farming company to anchor an open-net salmon farm north of Tofino. Members of the Ahousaht First Nation say they set up a boat blockade Wednesday at […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2015227 Views

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Twentieth NewsWatch – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 11, 2015 0:20 (FedElxn-Liberals-Northern Gateway) (106) Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has taken the wraps off his party’s plan to protect Canada’s oceans. He says a federal Liberal government would impose a moratorium on oil tanker traffic along the northern coast of British Columbia. It’s a move that would effectively mean […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2015234 Views

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