The Assembly of First Nations Chiefs in New Brunswick have filed for an injunction in the Court of Queen's Bench, arguing the new strategy — which will increase the caps for harvesting softwood lumber — will cause irreversible environmental harm.
By Staff, The Canadian Press
FREDERICTON, NB] - Aboriginal leaders in New Brunswick are taking the provincial government to court in an effort to block an increase on the caps for harvesting softwood lumber in a new 10-year forestry strategy.
By Sarah Petrescu, Victoria Times Colonist
SALT SPRING ISLAND, B.C. - The Victoria-area's Capital Regional District announced that it will not pursue the expropriation of a tiny islet off Salt Spring Island to protect a First Nations burial ground.