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2010 /
An Action Plan developed by First Nations Chiefs and leaders in BC in 2007 to ensure that the cultural, ecological, economic and social relationship between First Nations and the forests is recognized, maintained and shared, and to support First nations in their community development and political efforts.  The Plan contains a vision, mission principles, goals, and actions to be implemented byt...
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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.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION .........................................................1 2. COMMUNITY BACKGROUND INFORMATION ..........2 3. PROJECT METHODOLOGY .......................................4 4. PRELIMINARY LAND USE STRATEGY .....................9 5. NEXT STEPS .............................................................12 6. CONCLUSION...
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In recent years, the Chawathil First Nation has been undergoing a period of rapid growth, development and transformation. The Nation has experienced a number of accomplishments including the construction of a new multipurpose centre and a day care. The Chawathil First Nation is confronting serious development and growth pressures with a limited land base. The Nation faces growing demands for...
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2010 /
The Mining Industry Human Resources Guide for Aboriginal Communities isone of many services provided under the banner of MiHR’s Mining Attraction,Recruitment and Retention Strategy (MARS) project. This new guide is auser-friendly resource for Aboriginal organizations focused on developingtraining and employment opportunities for their communities and interested inlearning more about employment in...
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Program Highlights 2010 in spite of shock after shock to their economic structures, these communities continue to survive and thrive. they are reinventing their economies constantly — moving from commercial fishing to marine monitoring; from manufacturing to tourism; from timber harvesting to non-timber forest products. These people-connected-to-place, as we refer to them at EC, have learned...
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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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Introduction to the Development Guide: Today there is a growing interest and urgency to develop more electricity from clean, renewable sources – like waterpower. This interest will only increase with the recent introduction of the Green Energy – Green Economy Act.Proposals for waterpower development have important implications for Aboriginal communities. They can affect transportation systems,...
Author(s): Water Power Working Group
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IntroductionIn Canada, no funding program currently exists that targets specific land use and occupancy research. Given the importance of this field of research and the increasing demand for support, both the government and private sectors should make greater resources available to First Nation communities to undertake these activities.
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AcknowledgementsThis discussion paper was written by the Pembina Institute for First Nations attending the BC First Nations Energy Summit, in partnership with the Canadian Boreal Initiative and the Carrier Sekani Tribal Council. The opinions expressed in this report are those of the Pembina Institute and do not necessarily represent the views of the supporters. Any errors and omissions are those ...

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