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8 months 2 weeks
2016 / PDF
On April 18-19, 2016 the First Nations Wild Salmon Alliance hosted a two-day strategic dialogue session, “The Future of Wild Salmon: Advancing a Path Forward to Informed Management and Decision-Making” in Vancouver, BC at the Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue. The session brought together over 150 delegates including First Nations leadership, technical support, non-governmental organizations, ...
1 year 2 months
2015 / MP3
The Department of Fisheries and Ocean declared a surprise opening of a herringfishery on the Central Coast that has been closed for nine years, withoutconsulting the Heiltsuk First Nation. Marilyn Slett is Chief Councillor of theHeiltsuk Tribal Council. she speaks with Redeye host Lorraine Chisholm.
Author(s): Lorraine Chisholm
1 year 3 months
2015 / PDF
In 2014 a community-lead initiative was undertaken by the two Tsilhqot’in communities of Xeni Gwet’in and Yunesit’in for a work experience program to identify, upgrade and introduce skills that would be relevant to developing an aquaculture and commercial fisheries enterprise in their combined traditional Caretaker areas (The 2014/2015 Xeni Gwet’in First Nation Fishery Work Experience Program)....
Resource Producer: Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government
Author(s): Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government, Yunesit’in First Nations
1 year 8 months
2010 / Video
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
3 years 3 months
2009 /
(Excerpt) 9. Conservation for the [...] First Nation means the management of human activities to maintain, protect or recover fish, wildlife, plants, and habitat since all are connected, to foster the maintenance of natural populations, biodiversity and ecological processes capable of sustainable harvesting. Conservation may include preservation, protection, augmentation and controlled...
3 years 3 months
2011 /
Here is the full decision from the Supreme Court. See attachment for full details.
3 years 4 months
2010 /
An Action Plan developed by First Nations Chiefs and leaders in BC in 2007 to outline the common vision and priorities of British Columbia First nations with respect to fisheries and aquatic resource management.  The Action Plan outlines many issues of concern to First nations and recommends concrete actions to be implemented y the First Nations Fisheries Council in collaboration with governments.