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True reconciliation’: City of Quesnel to restore ownership of city park to Lhtako Dene First Nation – CBC

Plans to build Indigenous cultural centre based on traditional pit houses also underway Feb 21, 2019 The City of Quesnel is restoring ownership of a public park to the Lhtako Dene First Nation in a step toward what Mayor Bob Simpson calls “true reconciliation” in the central B.C. community. Ceal Tingley Memorial Park is located at […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201912 Views

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Report: Challenges, Progress, and Opportunities for Sustainable Land Use in BC

February 12, 2019 Land use is incredibly complex. Topics and issues like ecosystem health, First Nations right and title, natural resource management, and rural community needs are inter-related. In 2018, the Real Estate Foundation of BC (REFBC) partnered with The Firelight Group to examine trends, challenges, and opportunities for sustainable land use. Through this project, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 12, 20198 Views

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Engagement starting on Fort St. John land use planning

February 07, 2019 FORT ST. JOHN – Members of the public, communities, governments, industry and stakeholders are invited to provide their input on the process to amend the Fort St. John Land and Resource Management Plan. As part of its ongoing commitment to reconciliation, the B.C. government is working in collaboration with Blueberry River First […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201914 Views

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SCRD seeks partnership with province and shíshálh – Coast Reporter

February 7, 2019 Shíshálh Nation and the province are moving forward together on land use planning within the Nation’s swiya (territory) and now local government is seeking involvement – not as stakeholders, but as partners. At the Jan. 31 Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) board meeting, Roberts Creek director Andreas Tize made a motion that […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 201916 Views

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Island Voices: Land-use planning is a path to certainty – Times Colonist

February 3, 2019 The recent conflict regarding LNG development in Wet’suwet’en territory in northern British Columbia demonstrates the urgent need to properly implement the standard of Indigenous consent. This has been coming for some time. Both the federal and provincial governments have endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which includes […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 201912 Views

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Land eyed for treaty settlement raises questions in Summit Lake – Prince George Citizen

January 29, 2019 Summit Lake residents are seeking answers after learning Crown land within the townsite could be transferred to the West Moberly First Nations as part of a treaty settlement agreement. The news was enough to draw 50 to 60 people meeting in the community north of Prince George on Sunday afternoon, said Terry […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201917 Views

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Tŝilhqot’in Defend Rejection of Mine

January 18, 2019 Williams Lake, BC: The Tsilhqot’in National Government was in the Federal Court of Appeal this week to defend the 2014 Federal Government’s rejection of the New Prosperity Mine Proposal. In December of 2017, the Federal Court dismissed two applications for judicial review brought by Taseko Mines Limited (TML). This dismissal upheld the 2013 Panel […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201931 Views

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14 arrested as RCMP break gate at Gidimt’en camp checkpoint set up to stop pipeline company access – CBC

Coastal GasLink pipeline meant to transport natural gas to coast Jan 07, 2019 The RCMP have arrested 14 people and entered a fortified checkpoint on a forest service road in northern B.C. where people at the Gidimt’en camp were barring a pipeline company from access. The Mounties announced Monday they were going to enforce a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 201920 Views

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UBCIC Condemns RCMP Intimidation of Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – January 6, 2018) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is gravely concerned about the safety and well-being of the Wet’suwet’en land defenders as the RCMP set up nearby the Gidimt’en camp to enforce the interim injunction from the BC Supreme Court in December 2018, which supports Coastal Gaslink beginning […]

by pmnationtalk on January 7, 201916 Views

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‘Native Land’ Map Helps You Recognize Which Indigenous Territory You Live On – HuffPost Canada

“It helps plant a seed that there’s people here before you, these are the lands that they’re on, and they’re still here.” @What traditional territory is your city on? Are you on unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territory? The territory of the Huron-Wendat and Petun First Nations, the Seneca and Mississaugas of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201925 Views

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