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Iron dumping off B.C. draws UN group’s condemnation

November 3, 2012
Iron dumping off B.C. draws UN group’s condemnation

Delegates at an international meeting in London have condemned the dumping of more than 100 tonnes of iron of B.C.’s coast, raising the ire of a lawyer for the First Nation involved in the project who calls the declaration ‘irresponsible.’ CBC | British Columbia News

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UN expresses ‘grave concern’ over B.C. sea experiment

November 3, 2012

Fears over ‘widespread, long-lasting and severe impacts’ dismissed by lawyer for Haida First Nation globeandmail – British Columbia

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B.C. moves to fill gaps in sawmill fire code inspections

October 31, 2012

The B.C. government will announce Wednesday changes meant to fill gaps in fire code inspections at sawmills and other industrial plants in small and remote communities, and on First Nation reserves. WorkSafeBC officers, who already inspect sawmills and other industrial facilities for general worker safety, will be trained to check those plants specifically to ensure [...]

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Dozen bears move into B.C. community, acting ‘like they own the place’

October 4, 2012

The Adams Lake First Nation, near Kamloops in the B.C. Interior, said the bear count this year is nearly double what is normal globeandmail – British Columbia

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Ancient Musqueam burial ground in Marpole to remain free of development

September 30, 2012
Ancient Musqueam burial ground in Marpole to remain free of development

The province has opted to halt development on a hotly contested piece of property in Vancouver’s Marpole neighbourhood after months of negotiations between an urban first nation and a developer failed to produce a compromise     Global TV BC News

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