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Tsleil-Waututh Nation File a New Appeal to The Supreme Court of Canada

April 6, 2020 This morning, Monday April 6th, Tsleil-Waututh Nation filed a new appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada in the continuing effort to stop the Trans Mountain Pipeline. We invite you to join a Webinar being hosted by RAVEN Trust tomorrow afternoon at 4pm PT. Indigenous leaders from Tsleil-Waututh, Coldwater and Squamish Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 202075 Views

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Inter Tribal Health Authority Seeks Damages from First Nations Health Authority in Summary Trial

VICTORIA, March 11, 2020  – Yesterday,  Inter Tribal Services Association (ITSA) – formerly the InterTribal Health Authority (ITHA) – filed a notice of application in the Supreme Court of British Columbia for a summary trial of its breach of contract claims. The Notice of Civil Claim demands that the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) adequately […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202099 Views

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Supreme Court will not hear Indigenous arguments against Trans Mountain pipeline expansion – APTN News

March 5, 2020 The Supreme Court of Canada has decided not to hear five challenges from environment and Indigenous groups from British Columbia on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. It means the multi-billion dollar project has cleared another legal hurdle. Some had wanted the top court to consider whether the Liberal cabinet violated the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2020115 Views

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Canada has constitutional duty to reach climate targets, First Nations argue in lawsuit – The Lawyer’s Daily

February 24, 2020 Two hereditary chiefs of the Wet’suw’eten Nation have launched a court challenge saying the federal government has violated their peoples’ constitutional rights by continually failing to reach its climate targets, a case their lawyer says will continue even if the standoff over the controversial Coastal GasLink pipeline ends. The chiefs, Lho’imggin and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 2020113 Views

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B.C. mother fights First Nation, province to keep children with non-Indigenous foster parents – CBC

B.C. mother fights First Nation, province to keep children with non-Indigenous foster parents Mother of 5 claims her children’s security and happiness being sacrificed to band’s agenda A northern B.C. woman with five children in care claims her First Nation is using her sons and daughters to make a point about placing Indigenous children with […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 202095 Views

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I had an identity issue’: Basketball connects urban Indigenous player with his roots – CBC

Gene Wolff didn’t understand his Nisga’a heritage until he joined their team Feb 17, 2020 It was a surreal moment for Gene Wolff in the championship game of the men’s masters division of the 2020 All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert on B.C.’s North Coast. In the game’s dying seconds, Wolff and the Gitlaxt’aamiks […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202085 Views

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We still have title’: How a landmark B.C. court case set the stage for Wet’suwet’en protests – CBC

Feb 13, 2020 Delgamuukw vs. British Columbia underscores First Nations’ authority over their land Amid the backdrop of nationwide protests, blockades, and arrests, Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs on the front lines of the fight to stop a pipeline in their traditional territories are pointing to a Supreme Court case from the 1990s that underscores their authority […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 202078 Views

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Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs Launch Court Challenge to Coastal GasLink Pipeline’s Environmental Approval

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs have filed an application for a Judicial Review of the BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) decision to extend the environmental certificate for Coastal GasLink’s proposed fracked gas pipeline in Northwest BC for another five years. WireService.ca Media Release (02/05/2020) Vancouver, BC – The application challenges the BCEAO decision to extend permits despite […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 202075 Views

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UBCIC: Federal Court of Appeal’s Ruling on TMX Brazenly Attacks Indigenous Title and Rights and Threatens Climate

((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – February 4, 2020) Today the Federal Court of Appeal overruled the four challenges to the federal government’s re-approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX). The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is deeply disappointed by the court’s decision in Coldwater Indian Band et al. v. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202085 Views

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Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project February 4, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Following the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision today on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the federal government must ensure that First Nations’ […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2020123 Views

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