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Salish Sea Sentinel | April 26, 2018

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ENVIRONMENT

Coast Salish watch house built near Kinder Morgan pipeline

March 29, 2018 |

Photos and story by Cara McKenna

Before Tsleil-Waututh Elder Leonard George passed away in December, he had a vision for his people to build a Coast Salish watch house in their territory near Kinder Morgan’s pipeline route.

On March 10, … Read More

Tsleil-Waututh plans mass mobilization against Kinder Morgan

February 27, 2018 |

Members of Tsleil-Waututh Nation and allied environmental organizations have set a date for mass mobilization against Texas oil giant Kinder Morgan, saying it’s just the beginning of its campaign against the company’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

An initiative called “Kwekwecnewtxw—Protect … Read More

A fish hatchery for Halalt

February 27, 2018 |

By Edith Moore

Chief James Thomas of the Halalt First Nation has a dream for his children and grandchildren; a dream to be able to fish in our river the same way he and his brothers did when they were … Read More

T’Sou-ke regains access to important parklands

January 29, 2018 |

T’Sou-ke has approved an agreement with local government that acknowledges the nation’s relationship with park lands in its territory.

The nation and Capital Regional District ratified an agreement in December on traditional use and access in the Sea to Sea … Read More

Malahat, TimberWest commit to sustainable forestry

January 29, 2018 |

Malahat Nation has renewed an ongoing agreement with TimberWest Forest Corp. as part of the community’s larger goal of keeping its business efforts sustainable.

Malahat renewed its Memorandum of Understanding with the company that commits to partnering on cultural, environmental … Read More

Tsleil-Waututh science symposium looks at health of Burrard Inlet

November 29, 2017 |

A gathering focusing on a health and restoration of the Burrard Inlet took place for a second time this year as the area faces increased risks from big oil.

Tsleil-Waututh Nation started the Burrard Inlet Science Symposium to compliment work … Read More

Activists ‘not going to be intimidated’ after arrests at Kinder Morgan terminal

November 29, 2017 |

Five activists who are facing charges after disrupting construction at Kinder Morgan’s terminal in Burnaby, B.C., are set to appear in court on Feb. 27.

The group was arrested during a flotilla event on Oct. 28, when hundreds of people … Read More

Renewable energy advocates speak at Tsleil-Waututh’s ‘Yes Agenda Summit’

November 29, 2017 |

Photos and story by Trevor Nault

Tsleil-Waututh Nation may be saying “no” to Kinder Morgan, but officials from the community are turning that narrative on its head to highlight what they’re saying “yes” to: renewable energy.

The community’s anti-pipeline initiative, … Read More

Court hears First Nations’ pipeline challenge

October 28, 2017 |

Photos and story by Cara McKenna

Tsleil-Waututh and other communities fighting the Kinder Morgan pipeline finally had their time in court in October as the Federal Court of Appeal heard their case.

Seven First Nations, two environmental groups and the … Read More

Turning the Tides: Fundraising for Indigenous court cases

October 28, 2017 |

Dozens of people came together in North Vancouver in late September to raise legal money for Indigenous communities who are fighting the Kinder Morgan pipeline in court.

The event called “Turning the Tides” happened in the days before First Nations, … Read More