Trevor Jang is an award-winning journalist and writer with a passion for Indigenous issues. He was a recipient of the 2016 CBC Indigenous Fellowship through the Canadian Journalism Foundation and a finalist for the 2016 British Columbia Association of Broadcasters Excellence in News Reporting award. Trevor spent two years hosting a radio show on Canada’s First Nations Radio (CFNR) Network in northern B.C. which focused on First Nations culture, music and issues. He is a mix of Chinese-Canadian and Wet’suwet’en descent.
An alliance between First Nations and Metro Vancouver cities has grown out of concerns over a possible oil-tanker spill and First Nations’ unique ability to challenge the federal government and pipeline company Kinder Morgan.
With millions of dollars from the B.C. government to support LNG, debate over how to address poverty while protecting the environment has sparked division over who has the authority to speak for a B.C. First Nation