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Snuneymuxw First Nation and FortisBC Holdings Inc. sign agreement for Tilbury LNG projects, strengthening long-standing relationship

Snuneymuxw Territory —FortisBC Holdings Inc. (“FortisBC”) and Snuneymuxw First Nation (“Snuneymuxw”) are pleased to announce an agreement to work in close collaboration on the Tilbury Projects. On January 26, 2023, Snuneymuxw Chief Mike Wyse invited FortisBC President and CEO Roger Dall’Antonia to sign the agreement on Snuneymuxw traditional territory. The agreement respects Snuneymuxw’s rights in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 20233 Views

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B.C. transfers land back to Lake Babine Nation, benefits the region

Jan. 27, 2023 BURNS LAKE – The Province and Lake Babine Nation are taking the next step in the journey to recognize and implement the Nation’s rights and title through the signing of a new land transfer agreement. The agreement will enable Lake Babine Nation to take back control of 20,000 hectares of waterfront and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202325 Views

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FNS saddened to hear of additional potential unmarked gravesites at St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School site

(xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver, British Columbia – Leaders of the First Nations Summit (FNS) are deeply saddened and horrified by the identification of sixty-six ‘reflections’ which display characteristics indicative of potential human remains at the site of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School south of Williams Lake. “Words cannot express […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202314 Views

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Working Group to Explore Solutions for Western’s Alberni-Pacific Division

January 26, 2023 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX:WEF) (“Western” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company will not restart its Alberni-Pacific Division (APD) facility in its current configuration and has established a multi-party working group to explore potential viable industrial manufacturing solutions for the facility. The mill has been […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202310 Views

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Lisa Helps appointed as Premier’s adviser on housing to support rollout of BC Builds

Jan. 26, 2023 VICTORIA – Premier David Eby has appointed Lisa Helps, Victoria’s former mayor, as the Premier’s housing solutions adviser. Helps will work with the Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Housing, stakeholders and partners, to help design and develop the BC Builds program, an initiative to build housing for middle-income families, individuals and seniors. “The current reality is that […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202310 Views

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Government of Canada invests in organic waste conversion systems for rural communities in BC

VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 26, 2023 – Today, Francis Drouin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of nearly $832,000 for Safi Enterprises Inc. under the Research and Innovation Stream of the Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) Program. The funding will support research and development of a new generation of small, portable […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 20238 Views

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Government of Canada Helps Protect Canadians with Earthquake Early Warning System

From: Natural Resources Canada January 26, 2023 Across Canada, natural disasters like floods, landslides, wildfires and earthquakes are affecting the lives and livelihoods of thousands of Canadians. Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, along with Bowinn Ma, British Columbia Minister of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness, announced that British Columbia is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 20238 Views

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Supporting B.C. jobs, food security through agritech

Jan. 26, 2023 ABBOTSFORD – Four B.C. businesses that are developing solutions to help ensure the province’s food systems remain secure, resilient and sustainable are the first to receive funding through the recently launched B.C. Centre for Agritech Innovation (BCCAI). “We need to be continuously innovating and working together to improve local food production and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 20237 Views

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Tahltan Nation and Nisg̱a’a Nation Announce New Partnership That Will Maximize Economic Benefits at The Seabridge KSM Project

TAHLTAN NATION AND NISG̱A’A NATION ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP THAT WILL MAXIMIZE ECONOMIC BENEFITS AT THE SEABRIDGE KSM PROJECT January 26, 2023 – (Vancouver, B.C.) Announced today, Tahltan Nation and Nisg̱a’a Nation (the “Nations”) have joined together in a new partnership. This partnership brings new life to a historic and centuries-old Peace Treaty, through the Treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 202315 Views

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Métis learners have dedicated support to pursue post-secondary

January 26, 2023 Métis post-secondary students in B.C. are benefitting from scholarship funding specifically for them, thanks to the collaborative efforts of the Province and Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). The Province provided $145,000 in scholarship funding last year to MNBC to provide financial assistance for Métis post-secondary and skills training learners in B.C. Established […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 20237 Views

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