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Alaskans fear environmental, industrial threats from mines in northwest B.C. – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 2, 2014 20:20 By Dirk Meissner THE CANADIAN PRESS VICTORIA _ British Columbia’s ambition of opening new mines in the province’s north has raised fears in neighbouring Alaska…

US Airways Center in Phoenix, home of the Suns, to become Talking Stick Resort Arena – CP

Source: The Associated Press Dec 2, 2014 21:19 PHOENIX _ Two Phoenix-area tribes have purchased naming rights for US Airways Center. The downtown facility, home of the Phoenix Suns, will be called Talking…

Shining a light on First Nations’ finances, and moving ahead – Macleans.ca

Median chief’s tax-free salary: $62,210 December 2, 2014 There’s something about the federal government’s new law forcing First Nations to reveal more about their local finances—especially how much chiefs and…

New land claim seeks massive territory on BC’s South Coast, including Stanley Park – Vancouver Sun

Tiny, unrecognized Hwlitsum First Nation launches ‘novel’ lawsuit DECEMBER 2, 2014 A small group of dispossessed aboriginals in Delta are laying claim to a vast swath of southern Vancouver Island…

BC may buy Grace Islet home to settle First Nation land dispute – The Globe and Mail

Dec. 02 2014 The B.C. government is looking at buying a partially built home on a private island to head off a dispute that has First Nations threatening legal action…

Alberta Oil’s 2014 Year in Review – Alberta Oil Magazine

Landmark legal decisions, a spate of big deals and an ever-deepening debate about pipelines — the events that defined 2014 for Alberta’s energy sector After the events of the last…

Nisga’a get on board with LNG industry – BiV

Major milestones reached on gas pipelines needed for LNG industry, including agreement with major First Nations stakeholder Dec. 2, 2014 B.C.’s fledgling liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry marked significant milestones…

B.C. First Nation sets out tougher rules for mining in its territory – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 1, 2014 WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. _ A group of First Nations from Williams Lake, B.C., whose territory includes the area devastated by the Mount Polley tailings pond…

Nunavut coffeehouse raises $3100 for Cambridge Bay food bank – Nunatsiaq News

December 01, 2014 “It’s so important for those of us who have a little extra, to share with those who may need it” Special to Nunatsiaq News CAMBRIDGE BAY —…

Non-profit clean-up group rallies industry to help ship out Nunavut waste – Nunatsiaq News

December 01, 2014 “It’s definitely something that’s long overdue” Until this past summer, Arviat, like most communities in Nunavut, had a problem with old, derelict vehicles. Sealift barges that supply…

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