February 18, 2015
VICTORIA – Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation John Rustad has issued the following statement:
February 12, 2015
VICTORIA – Members of the Legislative Assembly are standing up against violence faced by Aboriginal women in support of the fourth annual Moose Hide Campaign.
January 23, 2015
VICTORIA – The Moricetown Band has reached agreements for two proposed natural gas pipeline projects to become partners in B.C.’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry and opening the door to economic growth within its community and membership.
January 22, 2015
PRINCE GEORGE – The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today emphasized the importance of creating enduring opportunities for Aboriginal communities through responsible resource development in his keynote speech at the 12th annual Premier’s BC Natural Resource Forum luncheon.
January 19, 2015
VICTORIA – Three First Nations have joined the growing support for liquefied natural gas (LNG) development in B.C. through natural gas pipeline benefits agreements signed with the Province.
January 06, 2015
VICTORIA – Supporting clean, green energy development among First Nations continues to be a priority for the B.C. government.
December 30, 2014
VICTORIA – Looking back at 2014, this has been a year of revitalizing partnerships between First Nations and the Province of British Columbia and focusing on reconciliation to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal people.
December 20, 2014
VICTORIA – Thirty-seven community-based organizations will share close to $350,000 in Giving Voice grants to fund programs aimed at stopping violence against Aboriginal women and girls, by changing behaviours and attitudes, and mobilizing communities.
December 15, 2014
PORT HARDY/FORT FRASER – Two First Nations communities will receive a total of $60,000 for studies of renewable energy projects with the potential to reduce the use of diesel fuel in their communities.
December 12, 2014
TERRACE – A new run-of-river hydroelectric facility developed by AltaGas is enabling the Tahltan First Nation to participate in producing clean, sustainable energy in their traditional territory. To boost the Tahltan Nation’s participation in the Volcano Creek Hydroelectric Project, the B.C. government, through the First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund, is providing the Tahltan Central Council with $500,000 for an equity investment.
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