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The ruins of a Haida longhouse at Tanu.  Smallpox and other diseases brought a catastrophic population crash among coastal First Nations in the nineteenth century.  (Robin Rowland/Northwest Coast Energy News)

Genes that protected coastal First Nations from ancient pathogens brought “catastrophic” vulnerability to European diseases

The immune system genes that protected north coast First Nations from possibly dangerous local pathogens thousands of years ago likely…
The Geological Survey Canada model for a  7/2 magnitude earthquake in the lower Douglas Channel. The possible damage is colour coded in the table below the map according to the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale.  The red  star represents  the possible epicentre. (Geological Survey of Canada)

Special Report: New study identifies earthquake hazards for Hartley Bay, Bella Bella, Kitimat and Terrace

UPDATED with comments from District of Kitimat, Terrace and the Gitga'at Nation A preliminary seismic hazard assessment by Natural Resources…
LNG Canada Director of External Relations Sussnnah Pierce updates Kitimat residents on the project at Riverlodge, Tuesday Oct. 18. 2016 (Robin Rowland/Northwest Coast Energy News)

LNG Canada looks at possible Final Investment Decision in 18 to 24 months

LNG Canada says the Kitimat liquified natural gas project “has been delayed and not cancelled” with a Final Investment Decision…

Northern Gateway announces it will not appeal Appeal Court decision that stopped project approval, will continue “consultations”

  Northern Gateway pipelines says the company will not appeal the Federal Court of Appeal decision that blocked the approval…