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Salish Sea Sentinel | March 24, 2018

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New $5.2 million development at T’Sou-ke

January 29, 2018 |

T’Sou-ke Nation is set to soon begin construction on a new $5.2 million development project.

Victoria News reported that T’Sou-ke began clearing a site in December for a new Tim Hortons, Petro-Canada gas station and convenience store.

Construction is planned … Read More

Young leaders teach businesspeople how to partner with First Nations

November 29, 2017 |

Businesspeople from across Vancouver Island learned about the basics of partnering with First Nations during a special event in Snuneymuxw territory on Oct. 25.

A panel discussion on Indigenous business and economic development took place during the 11th annual State … Read More

Budding entrepreneurs get prepared at business ‘boot camp’

September 29, 2017 |

Up-and-coming Coast Salish entrepreneurs learned some tips about what it takes to start a business during a weekend training session in late August.

Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council’s event in Tsawwassen saw about a dozen people sit in on sessions with … Read More

Touring Tsawwassen Mills

June 29, 2017 |

A group of people from various Coast Salish nations on Vancouver Island toured Tsawwassen nation’s newly opened mall on May 25.

The leaders toured Tsawwassen Mills after a Naut’sa mawt Board of Directors’ meeting nearby. The event was led by … Read More

Stz’uminus celebrates growth with new businesses at Oyster Bay

June 29, 2017 |

By Cara McKenna

A year after starting construction on the Oyster Bay community, Stz’uminus held a celebration to mark the opening of new businesses on the site.

On June 1, several dozen of the nation’s business partners, community members and … Read More

Wave energy has huge potential for B.C. says report

May 30, 2017 |

By Cara McKenna

New groundwork has been laid and now is the time for coastal First Nations to harness wave energy from B.C. waters, says a recent report.

Researchers from the University of Victoria have spent years building a database … Read More

‘Salish Class’ ferries will soon sail B.C. waters

May 30, 2017 |

All three of BC Ferries’ new Coast Salish-adorned vessels will soon begin service for all to see, but Stz’uminus artist John Marston got to take a sneak peek of his work.

Marston created a design for the Salish Eagle, and … Read More

Tsleil-Waututh targets potential Kinder Morgan investors with new campaign

May 29, 2017 |

Above: Canoeists paddle near the Kinder Morgan terminal for a water ceremony on May 14.

By Cara McKenna

Tsleil-Waututh Nation is warning potential investors about legal and political risks associated with Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion before shares … Read More

Career fair a big success at Halalt

April 28, 2017 |

By Edith Moore, NmTC Communications Liason

This article is a pleasure to write because I get to brag about how wonderful my job is and also about my daughter Mikaela Whitelaw and niece Brittany Tremblett.

The H’ulh-etun Health Society works … Read More

‘It’s a scandal:’ activists highlight Kinder Morgan tank farm risks

April 28, 2017 |

By Cara McKenna

Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has drawn attention for its potential impacts around the environment, climate change and Indigenous rights.

But Andrew Larigakis of the climate action group 350Vancouver says one important risk has gone under … Read More