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NDP Aboriginal Affairs critic Jean Crowder made the following statement regarding the Federal Court of Appeal decision in the Harry Daniels Case: This ruling has a major impact on Aboriginal jurisprudence in Canada, upholding the Federal Court's decision to recognize MA©tis as "Indians" under Section 91 for the Constitution Act, 1867.
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Nanaimo city council, led by Mayor John Ruttan, called for harsher punishment - including removal from office - for councillors who commit serious breaches of confidential information during the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities conference last weekend.
The Island Bel Canto Singers love singing and they want to share their love for the vocal expression with as many people as possible.
An 11-day celebration of music in Campbell River begins Thursday April 24, as the Friends of Music open their 27th annual Music Week.
Arlene Blundell saw Mrs. Reynolds and the Ruffian when it premiered in England in 2011, and she is bringing the play to Qualicum Beach beginning April 24. "This is probably a Canadian premiere," said Blundell, the director of the play running at Echo Player's Village Theatre from April 24 to May 11. The story, written by Gary Owen, surrounds a ... (more)
Gordon Theedom, 86, holds a microphone that Louis Armstrong once used while in Nanaimo in 1942.
Council voted this week to express unanimous opposition to a garbage incinerator at Duke Point and ask that Metro Vancouver withdraw the proposal from further consideration.
Business opponents of Multi Material BC are planning a court challenge to reverse the takeover of B.C.'s curbside recycling system by the stewardship agency.
A Nanaimo RCMP auxiliary officer's alertness helped arrest a prolific offender and salvaged 50 years of memories for an elderly Nanaimo couple.
A 20-year-old mother and her six-month-old baby were hit by a car that ran a red light Tuesday in downtown Nanaimo.
The Industry Training Authority is adding a pair of boots on the ground in Prince George to boost human relations between apprentices, the companies that hire them and local training centres.
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, along with John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, today announced $4,106,413 in federal funding over five years for the crime prevention project Changing Direction in Support of Aboriginal Youth, which will help ... (more)
Fifty years of memories packed into a PowerPoint presentation for a wedding-anniversary party almost disappeared when two laptops were stolen in Nanaimo, B.C. RCMP say the computers were taken from the home of an elderly couple whose daughters had prepared the presentation to celebrate their parents' 50th wedding anniversary.
The HMCS Nanaimo, which has a strong association with the mid-Island, is back in Canada after helping fight organized crime in Central America.
An enthusiastic crowd gave Nanaimo, B.C., Mayor John Ruttan a loud cheer as he moved to snuff out plans to burn Metro Vancouver garbage near his Vancouver Island city.