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Salish Sea Sentinel | February 18, 2020

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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

Klahoose gets high-tech with drones

April 28, 2017 |

On April 1, Klahoose hosted an event for youth and others to learn about drone technology at Campbell River’s Wei Wai Kim Thunderbird Hall. Experts helped to teach community members about drones, which are increasingly being used as an “eye … Read More

Stz’uminus people getting job-ready

March 28, 2017 |

As the signs go up for the new Tim Hortons and Esso gas station, members of Stz’uminus First Nation are gearing up for major job opportunities at the new Oyster Bay development on the Trans Canada Highway north of Ladysmith.

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Talks start on Nanaimo-Vancouver passenger ferry service

March 28, 2017 |

Snuneymuxw, the City of Nanaimo and its port authority have started discussions with the proposed operator of a new passenger-only ferry to downtown Vancouver.

The talks come after Island Ferry Services Ltd was chosen as the preliminary preferred proponent to … Read More

New island ferry service seen as a boost for Snuneymuxw

March 28, 2017 |

A new ferry began making the journey from downtown Nanaimo to Newcastle Island – Saysutshun – on April 1.

And Erralyn Thomas said the vessel should prove to be a win-win for both her nation and visitors to the provincial … Read More

QXMC takes flight with drone school

March 28, 2017 |

Qathen Xwegus Management Corporation is flying high these days.

QXMC, the economic development arm of Klahoose First Nation, hosted its Drone Territory event at Thunderbird Hall in Campbell River on April 1. Up to 30 participants learned to fly a … Read More