Elder Edwin Newman of the Heiltsuk First Nation speaks against the Enbridge Pipeline project at the Vancouver Art Gallery. First Nations were joined by enviromental groups and labour organizations to protest the planned pipeline that would stretch from Alberta to the northern B.C. coast.
Micmac Chief 39 Years Ago Margaret LaBillois, Eel River Bar (1998 recipient of the Order of Canada)(Order of New Brunswick recipients 05/08/01) In 1939, Margaret LaBillois became the first resident of Eel River Bar to graduate from high school. In 1982, she graduated from Lakehead University with an Honours Degree in Native Languages.