In a conversation by phone this afternoon, Gus Melonas, Director of Public Affairs for Canada, had this to say: “As a result of a hearing today in Supreme Court over a property dispute, BNSF reached a confidential settlement with Semiahmoo First Nations that was approved by the judge. We are very pleased to have been able to resolveContinue reading Breaking news: BNSF and Semiahmoo First Nations reach confidential settlement agreement.
BNSF Railway, the company who owns the horrifically rusted out bridge located in South Surrey on Semiahmoo First Nations land, has been involved in litigation with the band since 2009. Court schedules indicated a hearing was held this morning in Vancouver. Court documents reveal that in 2009, Semiahmoo First nations named BNSF Bridge, among other defendents,Continue reading BNSF Railway and Semiahmoo First nations embroiled in litigation regarding right of way and allegations of trespass since 2009.
I’ve received quite a few emails this summer from readers wondering why I haven’t been covering the activities of the BC government, considering this years summer session of the Legislature, and a variety of scandals and stories that have emerged. Quite frankly, summer is yet another silly season for the news, when the majority of people areContinue reading Coming next week….