Indigenous Student Council Holds First Meeting

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Indigenous Student Council held its first meeting on Jan. 18. Among the items on the agenda were initiatives to get more Indigenous students at KPU involved in the council and coming up with event ideas for Indigenous Awareness Month in June. The Indigenous Student Council is the brainchild of Samantha Jack, a... Continue Reading

Secondary Consultations on Trans Mountain Expansion Project to Rely on Indigenous Perspectives

The people managing the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project, which was bought by the federal government in May for around $4.5 billion, is holding a second round of consultations with First Nations across the country to discuss its construction. This development is a result of a ruling by the Federal Court of Appeals in August... Continue Reading
Kathy Dunster is hoping to "re-indigenize" the area around Logan Creek with edible or medicinal plant life. (Amei-lee)

Horticulture Instructor Receives $25,000 to Restore Langley Forest

Kathy Dunster, an instructor in KPU’s horticulture department, has received a grant of $25,000 from CN EcoConnexions for the completion of the Logan Creek Integrity Project. The project is aimed at repairing the damage that has been done to the area around Logan Creek from buildings, road structures, and invasive plants seeded during the early... Continue Reading