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Salish Sea Sentinel | December 16, 2017

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ENVIRONMENT

Standing Rock leader to B.C.: ‘now is the time to change the world’

April 28, 2017 |

When LaDonna Brave Bull Allard founded the first resistance camp against the Dakota Access pipeline last year, she never imagined it would grow into the massive movement that it did.

She was only trying to protect her son’s grave from … Read More

Working together to address climate change

April 28, 2017 |

An update from Christine Callihoo of Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council’s climate change ‘HUB’:

The Naut’sa mawt Climate Change Leadership Initiative (the ‘HUB’) is developing nicely. The federal government has allocated $24.70 million over five years to identify and address climate … Read More

Spring cleaning at Homalco

April 28, 2017 |

Students from Seycove Secondary School in North Vancouver visited Homalco during the first weekend in April. The youth learned about Homalco culture and community, and worked together to clean up the community. The hard-working group power-washed buildings, picked up garbage, … 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

Hub introduced at Tulalip event

March 28, 2017 |

Gathering delegates heard about the climate change Hub created by leaders of Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council.

“There are a lot of people interested in working with the Coast Salish nations,” Christine Callihoo said, mentioning federal and municipal governments. “We’re trying … Read More

Power to the people continues at T’Sou-ke

March 28, 2017 |

T’Sou-ke Nation’s special projects manager Andrew Moore highlighted the success of the community’s solar program at an annual Energy Connections conference in Vancouver on March 4.

Moore sat on a panel with several other experts who shared their solar and … Read More

Communications is power at T’Sou-ke

March 28, 2017 |

Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council is committed to assist its members in preparing for the future while networking with leaders from other nations. That’s why more than 30 delegates attended two days of workshops about energy and food security that were … Read More

Those who stopped Enbridge stand with KM pipeline foes

March 28, 2017 |

By Cara McKenna

Indigenous people who successfully fought against Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline are sharing their advice and support with those trying to stop Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project to the Lower Mainland.

About 300 people gathered in … Read More

First Squirrel Cove geoduck harvest ‘groundbreaking’

February 27, 2017 |

The headlines in the newsletter that went out to the community in early January was set in bold type:

Klahoose Shellfish Limited Partnership (KSLP) is proud to announce that there will be a harvest on our geoduck tenure just outside … Read More

Court actions loom for pipeline project

February 27, 2017 |

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proposal may have received the thumbs-up from Canada and BC, but opponents are still hoping a court decision might stop the $6.8 billion project in its tracks.

By an 8-2 vote on Feb. 22, Vancouver … Read More