Tag: Semiahmoo first nations

Breaking news: BNSF and Semiahmoo First Nations reach confidential settlement agreement.

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…

BNSF Railway and Semiahmoo First nations embroiled in litigation regarding right of way and allegations of trespass since 2009.

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…

Coming next week….

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…