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Kerry Coast

Vancouver Media Co-op

February 11, 2015

Canada's laws, policy create "immunity" for perpetrators of violence against Indigenous women

Report by Inter-American Commission highlights institutionalized discrimination; judicial ineffectiveness; culture of inequality.

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Vancouver Media Co-op

January 20, 2015

"Civil Courage Award" goes to would-be assassin of Sundancers

Ujjal Dosanjh, former Premier of British Columbia, received the inaugural Wallenberg-Sugihara Award on January 18, 2015.

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Vancouver Media Co-op

June 29, 2014

UN report misses the mark on Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

There was not “indigenous participation” in creating them.

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Vancouver Media Co-op

June 27, 2014

Aboriginal title lands recognized in Canada

Chief Justice defines aboriginal title in a ruling on the Tsilhqot'in action for a declaration of aboriginal title.

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February 16, 2014

Supreme Court rules against "fair comment"

In Mainstream v. Staniford, the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the BC Supreme Court’s decision to find anti-salmon-farming activist Don Staniford guilty of slander and now prohibited from saying “Salmon Farming Kills,” or “Salmon Farming Spreads Disease.”

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June 19, 2013

First ever court victory against a “modern day treaty” in BC

Tla’amin Elders win a shot at the Sliammon Treaty Society’s Enrolment Appeal Board, where they hope to prove the need for a re-vote.

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Vancouver Media Co-op

May 13, 2013

Voting NDP on Tuesday?

Or have they unfinished business with you from Gustafsen Lake in 1995?

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Vancouver Media Co-op

May 13, 2013

Voting NDP on Tuesday?

Or have they unfinished business with you from Gustafsen Lake in 1995?

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Vancouver Media Co-op

July 20, 2012

Can AFN Leave Shore with Atleo at the Helm?

The re-elected National Chief has given coastal warnings before: pull together; don't rock the boat.

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Vancouver Media Co-op

July 11, 2012

Sliammon Treaty Ratified Amid Total Voting Chaos

With incomplete voter eligibility guidelines, payments dangling over a "yes" vote and hard questions unanswered, the Final Agreement passed with 57 percent approval

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