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3 years 10 months
2011 /
Nooaitch Indian Band has worked hard to develop a Land Use Plan and they understand that it is critical that they adopt policies that assist them in working towards achievement of the goals and objectives set out in their Land Use Plan. To this end, these Policies have been developed with careful consideration of the Nooaitch Indian Band Mission Statement in regard to land use...
3 years 11 months
2010 /
Our Land Use Plan is one component of our larger community plan called ‘We speak with one heart and mind’ (nə'əmat tə sxʷqʷeləwən ct). When completed, ‘We Speak with One Heart and Mind’ will be our guiding community plan. Built on our values and incorporating our traditional ways, this larger plan will provide current and future leadership, administration and members with a roadmap to the future...
Resource Producer: xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam Indian Band)
3 years 11 months
2010 /
From the document: The following list indicates the phases of the cycle where various employment opportunities in mining exist. The list also identifies the level of education and/or on-the-job training needed to work in these occupations. It is important to note that related work experience is also an asset or may be required, depending on each company’s hiring practices. Please contact the...
3 years 11 months
2011 /
Rueben George, Sundance Chief and Member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, expresses his concerns to the Vancouver City Council about the crude oil tankers now passing through Burrard Inlet at the rate of 2 per week, with plans by pipeline company Kinder-Morgan to expand that traffic to 288/year, including dredging Burrard Inlet. George points out that those waters are traditional Tsleil-Waututh...
3 years 11 months
2011 /
Energy is a resource that every individual, community, business and government utilizes on a daily basis. However, choices with respect to energy production and its use are often based on short-term needs, rather than taking a holistic and sustainable look over longer timelines. Access, cost and convenience have become the principal motivators of energy policy development within the world today,...
3 years 11 months
2010 /
An Action Plan developed by the First Nations Chiefs and leaders in BC in 2009 to set out collective First Nations positions and actions relating to the mineral exploration and mining sector; the Plan contains a vision, principles, goals, and 65 actions to be implemented by the First Nations Energy & Mining Council.
3 years 11 months
2010 /
Eel Ground Forestry located within the Eel Ground First Nation Community has become a model leader of forestry management, which has been accredited for their achievement and excellence through organizations such as ,NBCC, FNFP, CIF, NB Conservation Council and the Environmental Network of New Brunswick.Eel Ground Forestry Group is responsible for the active management of 2853 hectors of...
3 years 11 months
2010 /
Based on observations by Mackenzie Forest District staff, First Nation Non- Replaceable Forest License (NRFL) holders were identified as a customer segment that was at risk of not meeting the expectations of the intent of the tenure agreement. The District’s service plan thus included a project that would address this risk by improving licensee understanding of the forest license tenure and other...
3 years 11 months
2011 / Word, PDF
Rich in mineral resources, the traditional lands of First Nations in British Columbia (B.C.) have been targets of Canada’s active mining industry. Mining provides important revenue for the province, so many people welcome it. It also, however, frequently interferes with First Nations’ use of their traditional lands and significantly harms the environment to which their culture is inextricably...
4 years 1 day
2013 / Word
Communities can use these resources to review the Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government's approach to land use and gain knowledge that will inform the development of their own land use guidelines.Document excerpt: "The purpose of Land Use Planning is to conserve and assert control over our traditional lands. A Land Use Plan is also a tool to help us understand and communicate how we want them to...
Resource Producer: Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government

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