Tŝilhqot'in’s ‘spiritual war’ to protect land, water, rights

The Tŝilhqot'in Nation is at spiritual war with Taseko Mines, which has for over two decades been trying to build what would be the world's largest copper and gold mine at a sacred elevated lake the Nation knows as Teztan Biny. Though the mine has been rejected twice at the federal level, they have the greenlight on a drilling program, forcing the Nation back to court to seek an injunction.

Budget proposes axing airport security agency

The Trudeau government is proposing to eliminate the federal agency in charge of traveller, baggage and worker security screening at airports. Buried in Finance Minister Bill Morneau's 460-page budget that was delivered Tuesday is a clause noting that the government is "transitioning the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) to an independent, not-for-profit entity."