Building Aboriginal Relationships in BC

B.C. First Nation leaders ask PM to reject LNG terminal site

First Nation leaders in B.C. have made a direct appeal to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to stop a major liquefied natural gas project from being built adjacent to juvenile salmon-rearing habitat.  [Read More…]

 

ANALYSIS: Can Trudeau deliver on his First Nations promises?

The 42nd Canadian election campaign is finally over. It was the 18th for First Nations people in the freedom-to-vote era. And, this time, First Nation as well as Métis and Inuit people did indeed participate. There were also more First Nation, Métis and Inuit candidates running for office than ever before and the greatest number — 10 — ever elected. Perhaps we will even see more than one cabinet minister.. [Read More…]

 

B.C. Treaty Commission says chief commissioner needed for treaty process

Members of a group that oversees treaties in British Columbia say they’re guiding more First Nations than ever through the process, but the provincial government must appoint a new leader to guide them forward.The B.C. Treaty Commission released its annual report Tuesday, showing that 65 First Nations — 52 per cent of all First Nations in the province — have completed treaties or are moving toward that goal.  [Read More…]

 

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