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    Landmark Treaty 8 lawsuit challenges Site C Dam, LNG

    Landmark Treaty 8 lawsuit challenges Site C Dam, LNG

    A sweeping lawsuit from a Treaty 8 First Nation threatens the province's resource agenda - including the proposed Site C Dam and shale gas and LNG development.


    Yukon First Nations score big court win in Peel Watershed case

    Watershed Victory: Yukon First Nations score big win in Peel case

    Two First Nations have won a big victory over the Yukon government and a plan to protect the Peel Watershed that wound up opening it to more development.



    Nisga’a Nation community members protest LNG deal

    Grassroots cracks are forming in a proposed deal between a Nisga'a Nation elected leaders and Pacific Northwest LNG - backed by Malaysia's Petronas.


    Red Chris Mine- First Nations win round 1 with Imperial Metals in court

    Red Chris Mine: First Nations win round 1 with Imperial Metals in court

    BC First Nations added a small but potentially significant notch to their legal winning streak yesterday, with a temporary victory over Red Chris Mine developer Imperial Metals in BC Supreme Court.



    Imperial Metals asks court to remove Red Chris Mine blockade

    Imperial Metals asks court to remove Red Chris Mine blockade

    Imperial Metals is in court today, seeking an injunction to remove a First Nations blockade against the company's Red Chris Mine - established in the wake of its Mount Polley disaster.


    First-Nations-to-Ottawa--Scrap-Site-C-Dam-or-LNG-is-a-no-go

    First Nations to Ottawa: Scrap Site C Dam or LNG is a no-go

    On the eve of the federal Cabinet's decision ont the proposed Site C Dam, BC First Nations chiefs are giving Ottawa an ultimatum: reject the project or there will be no LNG industry.



    Christy Clark- Govt ready to embrace Tsilhqot'in case

    Christy Clark: Govt ready to embrace Tsilhqot’in case, Aboriginal title – Chiefs cautiously optimistic

    Video of the historic meeting between the premier of BC and First Nations leaders - featuring Christy Clark, Tsilhqot'in Chief Roger William and Grand Chiefs Ed John and Stewart Phillip.


    Premier's Tsilhqot'in meeting a sign of real change for BC

    Rafe: Premier’s Tsilhqot’in meeting a sign of real change for BC?

    The BC government's dramatic about-face with, signing a historic agreement with Tsilhqot'in First Nation leaders shows how much BC has changed, says Rafe Mair...Now corporations must catch up.



    Gitxsan Nation clan closes territory to LNG, blockades Petronas pipeline

    Gitxsan clan closes territory to LNG, blockades Petronas pipeline

    Hereditary chiefs of the Luutkudziiwus clan of the Gitxsan Nation have closed access to their territory for LNG development, as they blockade Petronas' proposed pipeline.


    First Nation evicts Imperial Metals from proposed mine site

    The Neskonlith Indian Band has issued an eviction notice to Mount Polley owner Imperial Metals over working in their territory regarding a proposed zinc-lead mine.