Dec. 6, 2016
POWELL RIVER – Six months after ratifying its treaty, the Tla’amin Nation is moving to the next stage in developing a hydroelectric plan that could provide sustainable energy for the community in addition to jobs and training opportunities for its members.
Dec. 6, 2016
GOOD HOPE LAKE – An investment of $128,120 from British Columbia’s First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund will help members of the Dease River First Nation save energy, reduce greenhouse-gas emmissions and keep money in their community by saving on utility costs.
Dec. 2, 2016
VANDERHOOF – The Saik’uz First Nation has introduced a holistic employment readiness project for community members that supports personal well-being and career success.
Nov. 25, 2016
GITANYOW – Protecting lands, water and the natural world. That’s the overarching mission of the Gitanyow stewardship guardians and, for the past five years, the guardians have been monitoring fish, wildlife, hunting activities and environmental impacts in Gitanyow traditional territory.
Nov. 24, 2016
VICTORIA – Saulteau First Nations and the B.C. government have reached a new agreement on the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline project to help ensure that the Saulteau community can participate in and benefit from B.C.’s LNG opportunity.
Nov. 22, 2016
FORT NELSON – Community-based skills training in northeast British Columbia is helping First Nations prepare for regional job opportunities, including those generated by natural gas development.
Nov. 17, 2016
KAMLOOPS – The Skeetchestn Indian Band will explore clean energy generation and turning compost into income with support from British Columbia’s First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund.
Nov. 16, 2016
VICTORIA – The British Columbia government and Métis Nation BC (MNBC) have renewed a commitment to work together for the betterment of Métis people throughout British Columbia.
Nov. 10, 2016
TERRACE – With support from B.C.’s First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund, Kitselas First Nation is pursuing private power purchase agreement partnerships with major project proponents in northwest British Columbia. These partnerships will support the exploratory drilling stage for the proposed Kitselas Geothermal Power Generation Project.
Nov. 9, 2016
BURNS LAKE – The Skin Tyee First Nation and Nee Tahi Buhn Band have launched a job skills training project that will provide up to 50 community members with increased opportunities for employment and apprenticeships.
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