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Purchase of islet saves B.C. First Nations burial site

Paddler approaches Grace Islet with mansion being built during a protest in August 2014.  Photo: Rabble.ca, Gary McNutt.

Paddler approaches Grace Islet with mansion being built during a protest in August 2014. Photo: Rabble.ca, Gary McNutt.

B.C. gov’t and partners acquire property from private owner who was building a home atop graves

B.C. may buy Grace Islet home to settle First Nation land dispute

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Protesters disrupt construction over First Nations burial ground on islet off Saltspring Island

Saltspring Island residents together with First Nations elders took to the water Tuesday to demand a halt to the construction of a luxury home on Grace Islet, in Ganges Harbour.

Saltspring Island residents together with First Nations elders took to the water Tuesday to demand a halt to the construction of a luxury home on Grace Islet, in Ganges Harbour.

 ‘You would never do this to your ancestors,’ chief tells workers

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