July 12, 2014
BELLA BELLA – While more than 1,000 paddlers take to the waters for Qatuwas 2014, the People Gathering Together Festival, 15 people are getting work experience preparing for the cultural event, thanks to B.C. Job Creation Partnership funding.
July 11, 2014
CHILLIWACK – The signing of a Forest Consultation and Revenue Sharing Agreement (FCRSA) with the Seabird Island Band means B.C. has now signed 150 FCRSA agreements Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister John Rustad announced today.
July 10, 2014
LYTTON – A new agreement with the B.C. government will enable the Kanaka Bar Indian Band to share revenue from the Kwoiek Creek Hydroelectric Project.
June 21, 2014
VICTORIA – Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister John Rustad issued the following statement to mark National Aboriginal Day (NAD):
June 21, 2014
VICTORIA – Eleven of B.C.’s colleges and universities will receive more than $3.9 million from the B.C. government for programs and activities that will enhance Aboriginal learners’ post-secondary education and training experiences and outcomes, Advanced Education Minister Amrik Virk announced today.
June 19, 2014
CHILLIWACK – A multi-year strategic engagement agreement (SEA) with 14 Stó:lō First Nations will enhance effective consultation and engagement on land and resource management decisions in the Fraser Valley.
June 17, 2014
KITIMAT – Premier Christy Clark, Haisla Nation Chief Councillor Ellis Ross and Kitimat Mayor Joanne Monaghan today celebrated a recent land sale as a big step forward for the Kitimat region, the Haisla Nation and the Province.
June 13, 2014
VICTORIA – Premier Christy Clark and Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister John Rustad joined Aboriginal leaders today to sign a memorandum of understanding that confirms their shared commitment to end violence against Aboriginal women and girls.
June 10, 2014
WILLIAMS LAKE – A renewed agreement between the Tsilhqot’in Nation and the provincial government will enhance government-to-government engagement on land and resource management and provide greater investor certainty in the Cariboo.
May 23, 2014
VANCOUVER – The Province will seek input from First Nations and the natural gas industry on advancing the government’s long-term environmental management approach through collaboration. The proposed LNG Environmental Stewardship Initiative (LNGESI) creates a platform for First Nations, the Province and the private sector to work together to enhance environmental values over the long term. LNGESI is intended to build a focal point for collaboration between natural gas proponents, First Nations and...
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