first nations

9:47AM
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Indigenous citizens would have a much bigger stake in their governance if they paid for it.


11:26AM
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In 2004, the Supreme Court of Canada created the “duty to consult"—to consult a First Nation about exploitation of land and resources.

6:00AM
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Successful First Nations pay their elected councillors less than average for First Nations.

1:09PM
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Canadian natural gas, sold to markets in India and Asia, could displace some of their need to generate power with coal.


2:24PM
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Simply put, the Nisga’a Nation wants a functioning market economy.

11:16AM
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The Federal Court of Appeal recently overturned the federal approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline because of insufficient consultation with First Nations.

11:44AM
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The treaty process in British Columbia recently received a major setback as a community in southern B.C. put its treaty implementation processes on hold.


2:42PM
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The muddy waters of aboriginal land claims and private property rights in British Columbia may have just cleared a little.