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Land defender and RCMP in standoff over Trans Mountain Pipeline – APTN News

January 10, 2018 The trailer is known as Camp Cloud – a makeshift surveillance post set up by land defenders trying to stop the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline. The camp has been set up for about two months with no incident until Tuesday night when police tried to remove the trailer according to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 20189 Views

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Latest property assessment data shows big increases for many condo and townhouse owners – Vancouver Sun

January 2, 2018 Condominium and townhouse owners throughout Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley will likely get a shock when they open their property assessment notices this week, thanks to a region-wide increase in strata property values. On Tuesday, B.C. Assessment released its 2018 property assessment data, that showed across Greater Vancouver there were assessment […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201813 Views

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Government of Canada proud to support BC First Nations economic development and land management conference

December 12, 2017  Vancouver, BC    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, congratulated the organizers and participants of Links to Learning 2017 being held in British Columbia this week. The annual technical training forum brings together economic development and land management officers from First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 201717 Views

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Site C Dam Decision “Disappointing and Completely Contrary to Reconciliation” says AFN National Chief Bellegarde

Site C Dam Decision “Disappointing and Completely Contrary to Reconciliation” says AFN National Chief Bellegarde (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today’s decision by B.C. Premier John Horgan to move forward with the Site C dam project is a major setback to reconciliation. First Nations will continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201745 Views

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First Nations now a first stop in industrial land crunch – Business in Vancouver

Chilliwack looking to region’s band lands for industrial development opportunities Hemmed in by mountains, an international boundary, protected farmland and water, the Lower Mainland faces significant constraints on growth. It can’t grow out like Calgary; it has to grow up, and that often favours residential development, meaning industrial projects get pushed to the margins – […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 201727 Views

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Clearing The Path – FNTC

July 2017 marks the FMA institutions’ 10th year of operations for the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). The First Nations led FMA has been instrumental in establishing jurisdiction and creating new fiscal resources for First Nations. It has helped redefine the relationship between First Nations and other governments. The Act enables First Nations to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 201742 Views

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Aboriginal Lands – Types – Reserve lands – Constitutional issues – Federal v. provincial jurisdiction – The Lawyer’s Daily

Appeal by a tenant from an order granting the landlord possession of a trailer pad. The landlord held a certificate of possession in respect of certain trailer park lands leased from the federal government. The tenant was a party to a tenancy agreement with respect to a lot within the landlord’s trailer park. The tenant […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201742 Views

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The Hereditary Chiefs’ Council of Lax Kw’alaams Issues Statement on Lack of Government Consultation for Use of Traditional Lands

LAX KW’ALAAMS, BC, Sept. 20, 2017 – The Hereditary Chiefs’ Council of Lax Kw’alaams (http://www.laxchiefs.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/Lax-Kwalaams-Hereditary-Chiefs-Council-1289649001133054/) represents the Nine Tribe of Lax Kw’alaams whose traditional territories extend along the coastline from the Alaskan border to include the city of Prince Rupert. We release this declaration today out of frustration with governments who have not consulted with us in relation to the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201767 Views

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Viewpoint: Whose land is it anyway? – Gulf Islands Driftwood

September 20, 2017 As a relative newcomer to Salt Spring Island — but a life-long resident on Turtle Island— I hope to offer a gentle reflection following the “yes/no” debates regarding the referendum to incorporate. Although I do not identify as Indigenous, part of my personal commitment to reconciliation is finding ways to acknowledge and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201735 Views

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2017 Lands Advisory Board Election Results

Details of the 2017 LAB Directors Elections: Please visit the Lands Advisory Board website at: www.landsadvisoryboard.ca for further information on LAB Board Members and News. From Al Gross, LAB Electoral Officer Dear Chiefs – Western Operating First Nations   Voting closed on August 31, 2017 at midnight. In the Western Region (BC) for the 2017 election there […]

by pmnationtalk on September 8, 2017135 Views

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