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Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations sign memorandums of understanding with the Museum of North Vancouver

By Charlie Carey, North Shore News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A first for any museum in Coast Salish territories, MONOVA: the Museum of North Vancouver, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) and Səlílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nation have signed respective memorandums of understanding, in an effort to strengthen the relationship between the two host Nations and the museum.̓

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B.C. First Nations Announce Plans To Make Olympic Bid For 2030 Winter Games

By Jake Cardinal, Alberta Native News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

(ANNews) – Four B.C. First Nations have announced their plans to make the first ever Indigenous-led bid for the Olympic Games.

The First Nations of Lil’wat, Squamish, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh have announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the mayors of Vancouver and Whistler to explore the possibility of bringing the games to the coast.

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Tsleil-Waututh Nation lead powerful pilgrimage walk in North Vancouver

By Elisia Seeber, North Shore News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A sea of orange flowed down Dollarton Highway on Sept. 30 as members of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation community, and family members from Musqueam and Squamish nations, took part in a pilgrimage walk to commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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Writing Off Oil Sands Investments

It has been a week since the Supreme Court decided it will not hear an appeal by the Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Coldwater Indian Band. Trans Mountain currently has 4,919 people working on its controversial pipeline expansion. This project is expected to bring a sevenfold increase in the number of oil tankers plying the waters off Greater Vancouver. Yet even while we read that this project is going forward, another giant oil company is writing off oil sands investments. 

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‘We See You And We Hear You’ – Says The Minister

By Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Federal Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan used the same phrase on Thursday to offer an olive branch to opponents of a government-owned oil pipeline that he did five months ago: “We see you and we hear you.”

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