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7 months 4 weeks
2017 / PDF
The primary goal is to protect and restore adequate grizzly bear habitats and connectivity in the Phillips watershed on the BC South Coast. If accepted and implemented by the BC government this plan would be the first grizzly bear recovery strategy on the BC Coast (and the second in all of BC). This plan proposes to recover Phillips grizzly bears from a low of 10–12 grizzly bears to at least 40–...
Resource Producer: Kwiakah First Nation
7 months 4 weeks
2017 / PDF
This proposed Kwiakah-Phillips grizzly bear ecosystem recovery plan was prepared as an essential and proactive conservation component of the Kwiakah First Nation Core Aboriginal Title Lands—Grizzly Bear Research Project. The primary goal is to protect and restore adequate grizzly bear habitats and connectivity in the Phillips watershed on the BC south coast. The Phillis has been significantly...
Resource Producer: Kwiakah First Nation
1 year 4 months
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 10 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 11 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
2 years 4 months
2010 / Video
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
3 years 11 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 11 months
2011 /
Here is the full decision from the Supreme Court. See attachment for full details.
4 years 2 days
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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