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    While one First Nation sues to stop LNG, another embraces it

    While hereditary leaders of the Gitxsan Nation vow to sue the province over LNG pipeline permits, Squamish Nation council has conditionally approved Woodfibre LNG.

    Lax Kw’alaams claim on Lelu Island could sink Petronas’ LNG project

    A claim by the Lax Kw'alaams First Nation on Lelu Island could sink Petronas' plans for an LNG terminal amid sensitive habitat in the Skeena Estuary.

    Tsartlip First Nation blasts Steelhead LNG over proposed Saanich project

    Tsartlip First Nation blasts Steelhead LNG over proposed Saanich project

    The Tstartlip First Nation blasted Steelhead LNG today after the company unveiled an agreement with the neighbouring Malahat Nation to build an LNG terminal in Saanich Inlet without consulting Tsartlip.

    Harper and Clark: Quit goading First Nations with premature LNG, Site C work

    From LNG pipelines to Site C Dam, Stephen Harper and Christy Clark are unnecessarily stoking serious conflict with First Nations. It's time they both grow up.

    First Nations occupying Lelu Island, blocking early Petronas LNG work

    The battle over a controversial LNG terminal in the Skeena River Estuary is heating up, as local Lax Kw'alaams First Nation members occupy Lelu Island to block early work by Petronas contractors.

    Cowboys and Indians keep gaining powerful allies in Site C Dam battle

    The "Cowboys and Indians" leading the battle against Site C Dam keep gaining powerful allies - including the BCGEU, Metro Vancouver and BC's biggest First Nations group.

    Heiltsuk, Haida, Nuu-chah-nulth join forces to protect herring

    Three powerful coastal First Nations - the Heiltsuk, Haida and Nuu-chah-nulth - are banding together to protect Pacific herring, a marine resource integral to all of their cultures.

    Halt Site C construction until courts have ruled, First Nations demand

    BC's top First Nations leaders are demanding that BC Hydro halt plans to start construction on Site C Dam until the courts have ruled on multiple lawsuits currently underway.

    Gitxsan members to block LNG meeting

    Grassroots Gitxsan members and hereditary chiefs plan to block a pro-LNG info session tomorrow.

    Suzuki: Canada seeing real change with energy, politics and First Nations

    From the NDP's win in Alberta to BC buying back coal licences and even Charles Koch acknowledging global warming, there is reason for hope that real change is coming, says David Suzuki.