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Pile of records to land on Truth and Reconciliation Commission's doorstep

Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press

OTTAWA -- After wrapping up nearly four years of public hearings, and with the clock ticking on a final report into the legacy of physical and sexual abuse at Indian residential schools, a pile of new documents is about to land on the doorstep of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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Province changes course after First Nations reject environmental review changes

by Colin Payne

castlegarsource.com

The provincial government was in scramble mode following recently-announced changes to the Reviewable Projects Regulations that got rid of environmental assessments for ski resorts and natural gas plants, after a massive First Nations rejection of the move last week.

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Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline: Some B.C. First Nations say there will be no compromise

Haisla, Nak'azdli, Carrier Sekani among nations saying pipeline project threatens their way of life

Thomson Reuters

Just a few miles from the spot where Enbridge Inc. plans to build a massive marine terminal for its Northern Gateway oil pipeline, Gerald Amos checks crab traps and explains why no concession from the company could win his support for the project.

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Blast from the past: FP archive

When is Consultation, Consultation?

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During a Treaty Roundtable meeting of the Alberta Chiefs, I took note of a federal government document outlining their strategy to define and ultimately impose their own form of self-government. Read more...

Letting go of residential schools

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by Gilbert Oskaboose, Nov 1993 First Perspective

There is a lot of "unfinished business" in Indian Country. Garbage that we as a people have never really dealt with. Chief among them is the whole issue of those infamous residential schools and their impact on people. Read more...

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