First Nations

First Nations Leaders Declare Collapse of Pacific Sockeye

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver — Due to catastrophic decline in stocks, the First Nations Leadership Council is calling on Bernadette Jordan, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, to issue an emergency order to close all sockeye fisheries…







Abby Council Green Lights Sumas Mountain Develpoment

Abbotsford – The plan was first sprung on the residents of Abbotsford in 2013 and this week, City Council gave the green light  for one of the biggest developments that Abbotsford has experienced in a decade. The Vicarro Ranch project…


20th Anniversary Of National Aboriginal Day – June 21

Victoria/Ottawa/Fraser Valley – The B.C. government is encouraging all British Columbians to participate in their local National Aboriginal Day celebrations on June 21 as a means of fostering reconciliation through awareness of Aboriginal culture and achievements. On its 20th anniversary,…



Kinder Morgan Addresses Aboriginal Business Forum

Harrison Hot Springs – A spokesperson from Kinder Morgan and the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, drew a small and quiet crowd to the Agassiz Harrison First Nations Business Forum. Only one-third of the main conference room was full and ironically…