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Salish Sea Sentinel | March 20, 2019

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Malahat saga continues

February 28, 2016 |

By Mark Kiemele

Three top staff and trustees have been removed from the Malahat Investment Corporation (MICO).

Chief Caroline Harry and councillors George Harry Jr, Matt Harry and Vincent Harry also announced a restructuring of the business side of Malahat … Read More

$20,000 worth of prawns and halibut

February 28, 2016 | 1

By Mark Kiemele

Fred and Delores Elliott sit at the dining table in their comfortable house that looks over the waters of Stuart Channel and the entrance to Kulleet Bay. In the near distance, to the east, is Thetis Island.

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Tla’amin readies for Big Day

February 28, 2016 |

By Cara McKenna

Weeks before treaty effective date at Tla’amin First Nation, the mood in the community is electric.

Most staff is holed up in offices or meetings, figuring out the final details before April 9.

Others are hard at … Read More

Coast Salish just say ‘NO’ to Salish Sea oil transport

January 30, 2016 | 1

The Coast Salish nation unanimously agreed last summer to work together to address the transport of crude oil shipments, by rail and sea, through their territories.

“We live in a pollution-based economy, and for hundreds of years there have been … Read More

Stern critic of LNG deal

January 30, 2016 |

One of the sternest critics of the Malahat/Steelhead LNG project is Adam Olsen, a member of Tsartlip First Nation and the interim-leader of the BC Green Party.

“I grew up fishing next Bamberton and on the docks in Brentwood and … Read More

Tsawwassen says ‘NO’ to LNG

January 30, 2016 |

‘A well informed choice’ says Chief

Members of the Tsawwassen Nation have voted down plans to build a liquefied natural gas export facility in their lands.

Leaders said in November that they would let the nation’s members decide whether or … Read More

Tsleil-Waututh ‘confident’ on stopping pipeline plan

January 30, 2016 |

A legal expert says a number of recent events could affect whether Tsleil-Waututh Nation will be successful in halting National Energy Board’s review of a proposed pipeline expansion project in its territory.

Kinder Morgan’s $5.4 billion plan would nearly triple … Read More

Coast Salish in Paris

January 30, 2016 |

While the massive COP21 UN climate change conference was happening in Paris, France, last month, Indigenous people from around the world were having their own gathering in a chateau north of the city.

Reuben George of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s anti-pipeline … Read More

The federal election was easy, but now the hard work begins

January 30, 2016 |

More than 100 days after Canada’s election and the honeymoon period for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau still seems to be continuing.

That is probably because expectations are so high in First Nation communities as well as the rest of the … Read More

Climate CHANGES…can we?

January 30, 2016 |

In this feature, we are talking about the challenges and opportunities that lay before us all in 2016. Some of our nations are leading the way in finding non-fossil fuel energy sources. Some have said ‘No’ to LNG, others … Read More