Sept. 22, 2016
MERRITT – Members of the Lower Nicola Indian Band will receive direct economic benefits from Teck’s Highland Valley Copper Operations thanks to two new agreements – one with the provincial government and one with the mining firm.
Sept. 12, 2016
CHESLATTA LAKE – It has been more than 60 years since the Cheslatta people were displaced from their homes and cultural sites to make way for construction of Kenny Dam in northwestern B.C. The Cheslatta Carrier Nation and the B.C. Government signed a framework agreement designed to help heal historic wounds and shape a better future.
Sept. 7, 2016
VANCOUVER-COAST SALISH TERRITORY – The Province and First Nations throughout British Columbia are working together to find new, practical approaches to improving First Nations people’s health and wellness.
Sept. 7, 2016
VANCOUVER – The B.C. government is providing $250,000 this year to support the work of the Moose Hide Campaign, a growing movement of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal men dedicated to ending violence against women and girls.
Sept. 6, 2016
VANCOUVER – Improving economic outcomes and business development opportunities in First Nations communities is at the heart of a provincial partnership with the B.C. Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN).
Sept. 2, 2016
VICTORIA – Over the past year, more than 1,000 First Nations members throughout the province have received skills training through programs supported by B.C.’s Aboriginal Skills Training Development Fund and delivered close to home.
Aug. 12, 2016
MEARES ISLAND – British Columbia and Ahousaht First Nation celebrated the start of a powerful new economic partnership.
July 19, 2016
SECHELT – The provincial government and the shíshálh Nation have achieved three agreements that provide the foundation for lasting reconciliation and a strong collaborative working relationship.
July 13, 2016
ENDERBY – Thanks to support from British Columbia’s First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund, the Splatsin is focused on forming a clean energy strategy to create a more environmentally and economically sustainable community.
July 12, 2016
PORT ALBERNI – The Huu-ay-aht First Nations have the support of British Columbia’s First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund to explore a potential hydroelectric facility along the Sarita River, part of its territory on the west coast of Vancouver Island.
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