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Supporters rally as sentencing begins for Burnaby TMX protesters – North Shore News

September 16, 2020 Sentencing is ongoing for three Indigenous land defenders who were convicted of contempt of court for singing and conducting a ceremony outside the Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby. A multi-day sentencing hearing began for Stacy Gallagher, Jim Leyden and Tawahum Bige on Tuesday morning. The trio was arrested in August 2018 after […]

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation

AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation September 3, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) welcomes Canada’s agreement to the certification of a national class action involving […]

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Supreme Court of Canada: Answers to your questions in regards to the ending of the suspension period caused by COVID-19

Effective September 14, 2020, deadlines that are imposed by the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada and the Supreme Court Act which had been suspended due to COVID-19 will NO LONGER be suspended. Effective September 14, 2020, deadlines that are imposed by an order of the Court, a judge or the Registrar which had […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 202049 Views

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Prophet River First Nation, BC Hydro, B.C. reach agreements, settle litigation

Aug. 5, 2020 VICTORIA – The Province of British Columbia, BC Hydro and Prophet River First Nation have reached two agreements that result in the discontinuation of the Nation’s civil claim against BC Hydro and the Province on alleged infringement of Treaty 8 rights related to the Site C project. The Province will work with […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202030 Views

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BC Court should ensure Northern Pulp financing protects workers and the forestry sector

July 23, 2020 VANCOUVER—Unifor is urging the British Columbia court overseeing creditor protection hearings for Northern Pulp to ensure the ridiculous squabble between Paper Excellence and the Nova Scotia government doesn’t destroy the forest industry in Nova Scotia. A financing agreement that is good for workers, protects the environment, and supports the continuation of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 202042 Views

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Métis child and youth injuries and deaths focus of new collaborative report

VICTORIA – Utilizing a new collaborative approach to research, Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth today released a report examining critical injuries and deaths of Métis children and youth. Invisible Children: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for Métis Children and Youth in British Columbia, 2015 to 2017 recognizes that Métis children […]

by pmnationtalk on July 23, 202043 Views

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Supreme Court rejects B.C. First Nations’ challenge to Trans Mountain pipeline expansion – APTN News

Jul 02, 2020 Ends long legal battle over duty to consult and approval of $4.5 billion pipeline expansion Canada’s highest court will not allow a group of First Nations to appeal the federal government’s second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, upholding the Federal Court of Appeal’s unanimous February decision that Ottawa adequately fulfilled […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202055 Views

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Media Release and Legal Backgrounder: First Nations “extremely disappointed” by Supreme Court of Canada’s refusal to hear TMX appeal, but vow to keep fighting

July 2, 2020 – Vancouver (Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territory) – The Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Coldwater Indian Band have been denied leave to appeal by the Supreme Court of Canada. These three First Nations have fought and challenged the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Project twice at the Federal Court of Appeal. “We are […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202070 Views

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear B.C. First Nations’ Appeal Over TMX Pipeline – HuffPost Canada

Indigenous groups have been fighting the Trans Mountain expansion for years. OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear a new appeal from British Columbia First Nations over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. On Thursday, the court dismissed the appeal from the Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the Ts’elxweyeqw Tribes and Coldwater Indian Band, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202053 Views

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UBCIC: Supreme Court of Canada’s Dismissal of Leave to Appeal Coldwater Decision Fails to Uphold Indigenous Title and Rights

((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – July 2, 2020) Today the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, and Coldwater Band’s application for leave to appeal the February 4, 2020 Federal Court of Appeal decision Coldwater First Nation v. Canada (Coldwater decision). The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202050 Views

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