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1 year 11 months
2015 / PDF
Kwiakah First Nation (KFN) - represented by its development corporation Saaiyouck - worked with EcoFish Research and Discovery Island Tourism Inc. (DIT) on the development of a Phillips Watershed and Estuary Marine Evaluation Report and the presentation of the research results in negotiations with the BC provincial government and industry stakeholders in Phillips Arm.
Resource Producer: Kwiakah First Nation
1 year 1 week
2015 / PDF
The complex physiographic and oceanographic characteristics of Beecher Bay, and its direct exchange of waters and influences from the adjacent Juan de Fuca Strait, make this area particularly well-suited to aquaculture, offering conditions that are optimal for the production of a variety of anadromous and marine fish, invertebrates, and marine kelps and seaweeds. The geography and physical...
Author(s): Stephen F. Cross, Ph.D.
1 year 3 months
2015 / PDF
The Nak'azdli First Nation (NFN) and the District Fort St. James (FSJ) currently share the use of awastewater treatment facility located on NFN land. It is a series of aerated and non-aerated lagoons thatwere initially constructed in 1968 and have been updated over the years to meet discharge effluentrequirements. The lagoons have a long history of odour issues that have had a negative impact on...
Resource Producer: Nak'azdli Band
Author(s): Kathleen Horita, Maureen Long, Allison Matfin
1 year 7 months
2012 / PDF
The condition of water safety and quality on reserve has been a growing concern in Canada. Despite a substantial amount of funding allocated toward improving water infrastructure on reserve, an alarming proportion of communities face boil and drinking water advisories. To understand why this paradox and problem persists, this article will work through the issues and nuances that have created...
Author(s): Jerry P. White, Western University, Laura Murphy, Western University, Nicholas Spence Western University
3 years 6 months
2010 /
This project was requested by the Aboriginal Aquaculture Association (AAA) and was intended to provide a document that presents a concise summary of the constraints facing First Nations in identifying and developing aquaculture opportunities within their traditional coastal territories. The purpose of this project was to examine the current policy and regulatory framework for aquaculture...

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