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BC First Nations launch Title lawsuits

December 11, 2003 | 

Today, First Nations from across BC launched lawsuits seeking judicial recognition of their Aboriginal Title. First Nations are launching these court proceedings because of the lack of good faith ...

First Nations oppose Canfor’s merger plan

December 7, 2003 | 

First Nation leaders announced they will inform the shareholders of Slocan that the proposed merger “is a poor investment if First Nations challenge this transaction“. “The recent announcement of ...

Visionary Haida leader re-elected

December 1, 2003 | 

Guujaaw, the visionary President of the Council of the Haida Nation (CHN), was overwelmingly reelected by the Haida. Rumour has it that one motivation for the provincial Crown’s Sept. ...

Natives demand repeal of forest legislation

November 29, 2003 | 

First Nation leaders from the newly launched Title & Rights Alliance demand that the provicial Crown repeal recent forest and land use legislation that infringes their Title. In a ...

Killing Beetlesor Democracy

November 21, 2003 | 

The BC government called a meeting for November 21, to make a final decision about a beetle strategy. However, the closed door meeting excludes various community and environmental advocates ...

Bill 75 draws municipal fire

November 21, 2003 | 

The president of the Union of B.C. Municipalities, Frank Leonard, has stepped up to denounce their Significant Projects Streamlining Act as an “affront to democracy”. Leonard is a relatively ...

Unity is Possible

November 9, 2003 | 

“You’re on an island, so you’re all friends.” This quotation from Haida Gwaii resident Bob Crooks, in an article by Jack Knox in the November 9 Times-Colonist, captures the ...

Unprecedented Aboriginal Conference in P.G.

October 21, 2003 | 

Responding to a combination of great opportunity for and great threat to Aboriginal rights and title, hundreds of First Nations leaders are gathering in Prince George on October 22 ...

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