This document is an overview of economic development in the Lake Babine Nation. It outlines community values for economic development, past and present economic trends, characteristics of the Lake Babine communities, and community member preferences regarding economic development projects.
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Economic development toolkit for First Nations Economic Development Officers, Chiefs and Councils and community members.
This Toolkit is made possible by funding from BC Region of Indian and Northern Affairs
Canada and complements the previous work completed in March 2010 titled Environmental
Scan: Economic Development Resources and Materials Available for First Nations and First
Nations Entrepreneurs in BC. The Environmental Scan identified materials available on the
Urbanics Consultants Ltd. has been retained by the Chemainus First Nation to
carry out a market-based highest and best use study for the I.R.12 Oyster Bay
property north of Ladysmith, B.C.
Because the development timeline and capacity of the site is not known, a study
period extending out to 2031 has been used for the various on-site land uses
Qualicum First Nation is a small reserve located 14 km north of Qualicum Beach, B.C. on Vancouver
Island. Based on the traditions and location of long ago, the Qualicum First Nation (hereinafter referred
to as “QFN”) operates a campground during the summer months each year where the Big Qualicum
The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines to facilitate communications that is coordinated and consistent as well as open and responsive.
The 5 year Community Economic Plan has been developed over a period of several
months, involving extensive community consultation at the membership, staff and
council levels. Much of the survey and assessment information has been collected by
Band members. Consultants and staff have assisted with some of the research and
The ?Esdilagh First Nation Economic Opportunities Study was funded by the New
Relationship Trust (NRT) in 2009 and was developed concurrently with the Economic
Development Governance Strategy funded by INAC Community Economic Opportunities
Fund (CEOP). The study was produced to meet the following strategic community
In order to compare access to Crown tenure across Canadian jurisdictions it is necessary
to establish a common classification system. This way, the level of access to Tree Farm
Licenses in British Columbia, for example, can be compared with that of Timber Supply
and Forest Management Agreements in Quebec.
This buyer’s guide to stand-alone
wind energy systems will help
you decide if wind energy is
a viable option for you. The
• give you some very basic
theory on how wind
• give you pointers to
determine how much
power you need
• help you do a rough assessment