News: May 2012 Archives
Wednesday May 30, 2012
He spoke Tuesday on Daybreak about aboriginal title and rights and what exactly the Supreme Court of Canada is saying on the issue.
Mr. Cummins made a number of assertions in that interview, including the suggestion that treaty negotiations should start with the assumption that aboriginal title doesn't exist.
To get another view on what he said we have reached Doug McArthur, a professor of Public Policy and Aboriginal Policy at Simon Fraser University.
He's been involved in land claims negotiations, and is a former Deputy Minister of Aboriginal Affairs in B.C.
He told Daybreak host Chris Walker Cummins would cause chaos in B.C. if he were elected premier.
Friday May 25, 2012
If you've traveled out of province, you may have enjoyed a restaurant meal with your own bottle of wine.
The practice is known as corkage, and it's not allowed in B.C., but an Okanagan wine maker has sparked a discussion that may see that changed.
Sandra Oldfield is the owner of Tinhorn Creek Vinyards in Oliver. She floated the idea on twitter, under the hashtag "BC Wine Chat" -- and it got a huge response.
And now, minister Rich Coleman says the province is considering the idea as part of the government's review of liquor laws in B.C.
Wednesday May 23, 2012
When Canadian,Shriya Shah-Klorfine, died Saturday, she was one of about 150 climbers who tried to reach the mountain's summit that day.
It was a lot less crowded in 1982 when the first Canadian expedition reached the top of Everest.
Pat Morrow was the photographer on that trip. He went on to become the first person to climb the famed seven summits - the highest peak on each of the seven continents.
Daybreak host Chris Walker spoke with Pat Morrow from his home in Invermere.
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