Arrests to Continue as Kinder Morgan Protests Heat Up

‘There will be a lot more people who are willing to occupy that injunction zone.’ Organizers of the recent wave of protests at the Kinder Morgan site on Burnaby Mountain say we can expect more large protests and arrests as the battle shifts up and down the intended pipeline expansion route this year. Police have arrested 176 […]

Interior Communities Waiting for Money to Help with Wildfire Recovery

First Nations, small businesses, mental health among priorities as review expected next month to guide government approach. Interior communities affected by the record-breaking B.C. wildfires last year have provincial funding at their disposal but no strategy yet for how the money should be distributed. The provincial government is allocating $72 million over three years “to […]

Indigenous Advocates Excited by Funding to Preserve BC’s Oldest Languages

Money will aid documentation and mentorship already underway as interest in Indigenous languages rises. Money from the provincial government to revitalize B.C.’s dozens of Indigenous languages could not come too soon, say language advocates. Frances Brown, an Indigenous language co-ordinator at Bella Bella Community School, said without the government funding for endangered languages, Indigenous communities […]