Tag Archives: Indigenous Nations

Folk U: Chief Kevin Peacey of the Klahoose Nation

Chief Kevin Peacey of the Klahoose First Nation joined host Manda Aufochs Gillespie on Folk U Radio Friday October 22nd at 1 p.m. on CKTZ 89.5FM or cortesradio.ca.

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The RCMP returned to Fairy Creek

The RCMP returned to Fairy Creek last Friday, October 16. A post on the Fairy Creek Blockade Facebook page states 7 cars drove up, and 15 officers wearing blue standard-issue rain gear walked into the Forest Defender Headquarters.

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Cleaning-up the shoreline from Comox to the northern Discovery Islands

The Campbell River Association of Tour Operators finished (CRATO) cleaning up Vancouver Island’s shoreline from Comox to Chatham Point, at the entrance of the Johnstone Strait, and is now working in the northern Discovery Islands.

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Prime Minister visits Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

By Michael Potestio, Kamloops This Week, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Chief Rosanne Casimir said today is bittersweet, noting she had hoped Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would have been there on Sept. 30, the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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Beach clean-up in Southern Discovery Islands

A massive beach clean-up is underway in the intertidal zones of the Southern Discovery Islands. 

“The volume of debris we are finding is mind blowing. We are focusing on larger items instead of the tiny little microplastics. We’re trying to get the larger items out before they become the microplastics,” explained Breanne Quesnel. “I know we have some very responsible aquaculture operations in our region, but the amount of aquaculture debris is mind boggling: styrofoam, trays; baskets; nettings and things that have just gotten away at one point – or derelict sites.”

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