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The story of a pipeline and the communities in its path

This pipeline project and showdown with the Wet’suwet’en is complicated — more than can be understood just by reading an article slamming one side or hailing another. Its dotted with rumours and misconceptions of the people affected. And it involves digging deeper. A lot deeper.

Once managing poverty, now managing wealth

“My girls' lives are going to be so different because of all this opportunity." Haisla Nation Chief Councillor Crystal Smith looks forward as she endures severe personal criticism over her community's participation in mutual benefit agreements with the Coastal GasLink and LNG Canada project to pipe and liquefy natural gas for export to Asian markets from the Northwest Pacific coast.

Mother desperate to find missing son in northern B.C.

Jarett Sutherland's mother disputes an RCMP report that he may have taken his own life. And the Chief of the Nak'azdli First Nation has raised questions about whether the RCMP is thoroughly investigating the 27-year-old man’s disappearance. The RCMP say they are throwing full resources into it.