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LAB AGM 2020: Online Event

2020 Lands Advisory Board Virtual AGM hosted by Whitecap Dakota First Nation This meeting is open to all Operational and Developmental First Nations that are signatory to the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management as well as First Nations who may be interested in learning more about the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 202046 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report Oct 12-18, 2020 – First Peoples Law

Oct 12-18, 2020 This week’s edition includes #AllEyesOnMikmaki, COVID-19, consultation, the colonizers’ rule of law, land defence, systemic racism, settler terrorism and more. Settler terrorism continues in Mi’kma’ki. Get informed with this explainer and open letter on Mi’kmaq fishing rights Angry mob trap Mi’kmaw fishermen at a lobster pound in southwestern Nova Scotia – Ku’ku’kwes […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202023 Views

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Lands Advisory Board AGM

Annual General Meeting: October 27 & 28, 2020 Lands Advisory Board Annual General Meetings are held to identify priorities and discuss the responsibilities of LAB Directors in representing the signatory membership of the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management. This yearly gathering enables Operational and Developmental First Nations to come together for a series […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 2020122 Views

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Thousands of hectares to be transferred to First Nation near Nanaimo – Times Colonist

September 22, 2020 Two new agreements which will transfer more than 3,000 hectares of land near Nanaimo to the Snuneymuxw First Nation from the province of B.C. foresees economic opportunity, stability and jobs in the form of partnerships with forest companies. Embedded in the deal is an assurance by the Snuneymuxw First Nation that it […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202024 Views

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Douglas Todd: Jericho Lands planning proceeds slowly, especially with pandemic – Vancouver Sun

There is talk of anywhere from 1,000 to 25,000 new people living on the Jericho Lands, now owned by a First Nations consortium. Sep 21, 2020 The directive went out long ago that the deadline for military personnel to move out of the sprawling Jericho Lands would be January 2017 to make way for a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202034 Views

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Civil Liberties and Indigenous Rights Groups Call on CRCC to Immediately Take Conduct of Investigation into Wet’suwet’en Land Defender’s Police Complaint

VANCOUVER/ (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territories, August 27, 2020 –BC Civil Liberties Association and Union of BC Indian Chiefs are calling on the Chairperson of the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP (CRCC) to immediately take charge of the investigation of a Wet’suwet’en land defender’s police complaint. According to Mr. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 202067 Views

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Kitselas Master Plan Survey Seeks Input from Thornhill Residents

Kitselas First Nation Master Plan Kitselas First Nation is developing a Master Plan for a portion of land located in Thornhill that was part of the Kitselas LNG Benefits Agreement (2017). (DL373) These lands are subject to Regional District bylaws and development regulations, including the Thornhill Official Community Plan that was recently adopted in June […]

by aanationtalk on August 14, 2020114 Views

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Wet’suwet’en Newsletter on update on MOU discussions

Attached please find a Newsletter updating the MOU discussions between Wet’suwet’en, BC & Canada. /files/Alh_Gihk_August_2020_Update_-_final_version_.pdf Joint Statement on Memorandum of Understanding /files/Joint_Statement_12Aug2020_draft.pdf NT5

by aanationtalk on August 14, 202099 Views

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TNRD Secures Land Tenure for New Fire Hall in Loon Lake

Kamloops, BC – July 31, 2020 – The Loon Lake community is one step closer to a new fire hall with the confirmation of a Crown Lease secured from the provincial government. The 2.64 acre Crown Lease is located approximately half way along Loon Lake, within 8 km of the most populous area of the community. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202054 Views

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Research Confirms: Indigenous Guardians Deliver Economic, Social & Environmental Success

July 29th 2020 Indigenous Guardian programs deliver proven benefits for First Nations peoples and non-Indigenous Canadians across the country, according to a new report by the University of Victoria Environmental Law Centre and the First Nations Energy and Mining Council. Their record of success includes creating economic opportunity, conserving large landscapes and strengthening communities. They […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202053 Views

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