Tuesday, January 29, 2013

A new revenue-sharing agreement ensures four Ktunaxa Nation communities benefit from resource development within their traditional territory.

The agreement is the fourth Economic and Community Development Agreement (ECDA) in the province and fulfils the B.C. government's commitment to...

Friday, January 18, 2013

Letter of response from Snuneymuxw First Nation

Attention: Bernie Dumas, President & CEO Nanaimo Port Authority

Dear Mr. Dumas:

I am writing in reply to your letter of December 7, 2012, regarding the Nanaimo Port Authority's (“NPA”) proposed 30 year lease of the marina...

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Canada’s universities have launched a new online tool to provide Aboriginal students with better access to information on programs and services on campuses across Canada.

The comprehensive, searchable database of resources designed to meet the needs of Aboriginal students was developed by...

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

B.C. secondary students who wish to become teachers can now  apply for one of 20, $5,000 Pathway to Teacher Education scholarships.  Scholarship winners will be awarded a $5,000 voucher to redeem upon entrance to one of B.C.'s faculty of education programs.

These new scholarships were...

Friday, January 11, 2013

The B.C. government is investing $1.5 million in two new arts programs to help cultural organizations continue to provide quality arts experiences in communities throughout British Columbia, Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Bill Bennett said today.

Funding for BC...

Friday, January 11, 2013

Tsleil-Waututh Nation is dismayed at Kinder Morgan’s announcement today that it is increasing the capacity of its proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline project from 750,000 barrels per day to 890,000 barrels per day.

“We are disappointed by Kinder Morgan’s announcement today, but not surprised...

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Thursday, January 3, 2013

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo today continued calls for solidarity, engagement and action by First Nations and the Crown. First Nation leaders will meet on the anniversary of the Crown-First Nations Gathering January 24, 2013 and an urgent invitation to the...

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Media Release

For Immediate Release December 28th, 2012

Attawapiskat Chief Spence heading into day 19 of hunger strike and seeking Canadians, Members of Parliament and politicians to urge Prime Minister Harper to meet and commit to Nation to Nation...