Resource Library

2 years 11 months
Popular
2012 /
Materials you will find in the shared documents:1. Introduction2. Mining Protocol developed by Bull, Housser and Tupper LLP3. Agreements drafted by Bull, Housser and Tupper LLPa. Memorandum of Understanding b. Engagement Agreement c. Traditional Knowledge Protocol d. Socio-Economic Participation Agreement4. Related Presentations by Bull, Housser and Tupper LLPa. First Nations Self-Government: A...
Resource Producer: First Nations Energy and Mining Council (FNEMC)
3 years 2 weeks
Popular
2010 / PDF
The document that is before you is the result of the work of countless people. Many First Nation or Aboriginal individuals and organizations have worked tirelessly to advance mechanisms for the recognition and protection of Aboriginal rights and title in Canada generally, and First Nation participation in environmental assessment specifically.
Author(s): First Nations Environmental Assessment Technical Working Group
1 year 2 months
2014 / MP3 Audio
The Nakwaxda’xw and Gwa’sala people were forcibly removed from their homelands in 1964. Now a new film by Lisa Jackson tells the story of their relocation and of their fight to return. The film contains archival scenes of Blunden Harbour shot by Edward Curtis, candid interviews with elders and footage from a recent journey back tothe ancestral village. Colleen and Jessie...
Author(s): Redeye Collective
3 days 9 hours
2017 / PDF
The purpose of this Law is to promote environmentally responsible, healthy, safe, convenient, and well planned use of Sq’ewá:lxw lands.
Resource Producer: Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook First Nation)
3 days 10 hours
2017 / PDF
The purpose of this Law is to ensure that the Sq’ewá:lxw people’s vision of a safe, prosperous, and sustainable community is achieved while caring for our land and water.
Resource Producer: Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook First Nation)
3 days 10 hours
2017 / PDF
The purpose of the Sq’ewá:lxw Environmental Law is ensure that the people’s vision of a safe, prosperous, and sustainable community is achieved while caring for our land and water. The purpose of this policy is to support the administration of environmental and emergency management on Sq’ewá:lxw First Nation reserve land. The policy is meant to provide guidance in layman terms but is not a...
Resource Producer: Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook First Nation)
3 days 10 hours
2017 / PDF
The purpose of the Sq’ewá:lxw Environmental Management Law is to ensure that the people’s vision of a safe, prosperous, and sustainable community is obtained while caring for our land and water.The Law is applicable to the whole area of the Reserves (Skawahlook IR# 1 and Ruby Creek IR# 2), to all Band Land, to all land held under Certificate of Possession, and to members and non-members. 
Resource Producer: Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook First Nation)
1 year 2 months
2005 / MP3 Audio
The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation of Clayoquot Sound declared their first tribal park in 1984. Now there are four tribal parks in Tla-o-qui-aht territory and the model is being adopted elsewhere. Saya Masso is Natural Resource Manager for the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation. He speaks with Redeye host Jane Williams.
Author(s): Jane Williams
1 year 8 months
2007 / PDF
Impact and benefit agreements (IBAs) have become a common part of a standard package of agreements negotiated between an industrial proponent and a representative aboriginal organization.  Among other things, IBAs recognize aboriginal peoples’ interests with the land and parallel more broadly with the corporate social responsibility phenomena.  IBAs seek to establish a bond based on consultation...
Author(s): Courtney Fidler and Michael Hitch
1 year 8 months
2012 / PDF
Despite Canada’s positive reputation in international circles regarding environmental protection, there are recent signs that this is no longer warranted. Recent changes to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA) clearly present governmental intentions to focus efforts on stimulating economic growth through more rapid resource exploitation at the expense of the environment.
Author(s): Denis Kirchhoff, University of Waterloo; Holly L. Gardner, University of Waterloo; Leonard J.S. Tsuji, University of Waterloo

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