First Nations

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Josh Tabish, campaigns director for OpenMedia, said he hopes the ruling "will inspire people across the globe and help pressure decision-makers to do the right thing and ensure all their citizens can benefit from what the Internet can offer." (Photo: Rebecca Siegel and Andrew Hart/cc/flickr)
In what is being described as a "historic" decision that will have a significant impact, particularly on the lives of those living in rural and First Nations communities, Canada's telecom agency on Wednesday issued a new rule declaring high-speed internet a basic service "necessary to the quality of life" of all Canadians. "The future of our...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In the wake of last week's diesel spill in British Columbia's Great Bear...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A top British Columbia First Nations chief has rejected an invitation to a "...