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4 years 7 months
2011 /
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...
4 years 7 months
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...
4 years 7 months
2011 /
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...
4 years 7 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...
4 years 7 months
2010 / PDF
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
4 years 7 months
2010 /
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.
4 years 7 months
2010 /
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 ...
4 years 7 months
2010 /
In order to compare access to Crown tenure across Canadian jurisdictions it is necessary to establish a common classification system. This way, the level of access to Tree Farm Licenses in British Columbia, for example, can be compared with that of Timber Supply and Forest Management Agreements in Quebec.
4 years 7 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...
4 years 7 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)

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