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BC-Treaty 8 negotiations fuel uncertainty & delays, as investment moves from NE

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Written By Spencer Hall,

“Just because things are stalled, that money isn’t necessarily gone.” –Dr. Liam Kelly Special to Northern Beat It’s been over a year since the province reached an agreement with Blueberry River First Nation following a historic court ruling in June 2021, and residents are still in the dark about how it will impact resource development […]

Smaller communities up and down British Columbia aren’t getting their fair share of drug treatment options, safe supply services or equitable decriminalization, and it’s costing lives in the ongoing overdose crisis, according to a new report by an all-party legislature committee. MLAs from the BC Greens, Liberals and NDP spent seven months studying the more […]

A week before several RCMP vehicles policing the Coastal GasLink project were destroyed by arson, the Wet’suwet’en group opposed to the pipeline called on activists and anarchists to help stop its construction. “Evidence clearly demonstrates that whoever did this, did this with the sole intent of damaging the police vehicles,” said RCMP North Division Chief […]