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2 years 3 months
2016 / PDF
The Yunesit’in, Tl’esqox, and Xeni Gwet’in Communities, supported by Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG) Chiefs and staff, are leading the effort to build a cumulative effects (CE) program for the Nation that will address the following components:Assess the risks to our core values - what is most at risk so where do we need to focus our attention?
Resource Producer: Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government
2 years 3 months
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
2 years 3 months
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
2 years 4 months
2017 / PDF
The purpose of this Law is to promote environmentally responsible, healthy, safe, convenient, and well planned use of Sq’ewá:lxw lands.
Resource Producer: Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook First Nation)
2 years 4 months
2017 / PDF
The purpose of this Law is to ensure that the Sq’ewá:lxw people’s vision of a safe, prosperous, and sustainable community is achieved while caring for our land and water.
Resource Producer: Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook First Nation)
2 years 4 months
2017 / PDF
The purpose of the Sq’ewá:lxw Environmental Law is ensure that the people’s vision of a safe, prosperous, and sustainable community is achieved while caring for our land and water. The purpose of this policy is to support the administration of environmental and emergency management on Sq’ewá:lxw First Nation reserve land. The policy is meant to provide guidance in layman terms but is not a...
Resource Producer: Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook First Nation)
2 years 4 months
2017 / PDF
The purpose of the Sq’ewá:lxw Environmental Management Law is to ensure that the people’s vision of a safe, prosperous, and sustainable community is obtained while caring for our land and water.The Law is applicable to the whole area of the Reserves (Skawahlook IR# 1 and Ruby Creek IR# 2), to all Band Land, to all land held under Certificate of Possession, and to members and non-members. 
Resource Producer: Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook First Nation)
3 years 6 months
2005 / MP3 Audio
The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation of Clayoquot Sound declared their first tribal park in 1984. Now there are four tribal parks in Tla-o-qui-aht territory and the model is being adopted elsewhere. Saya Masso is Natural Resource Manager for the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation. He speaks with Redeye host Jane Williams.
Author(s): Jane Williams
4 years 1 week
2007 / PDF
Impact and benefit agreements (IBAs) have become a common part of a standard package of agreements negotiated between an industrial proponent and a representative aboriginal organization.  Among other things, IBAs recognize aboriginal peoples’ interests with the land and parallel more broadly with the corporate social responsibility phenomena.  IBAs seek to establish a bond based on consultation...
Author(s): Courtney Fidler and Michael Hitch
4 years 2 weeks
2012 / PDF
Despite Canada’s positive reputation in international circles regarding environmental protection, there are recent signs that this is no longer warranted. Recent changes to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA) clearly present governmental intentions to focus efforts on stimulating economic growth through more rapid resource exploitation at the expense of the environment.
Author(s): Denis Kirchhoff, University of Waterloo; Holly L. Gardner, University of Waterloo; Leonard J.S. Tsuji, University of Waterloo

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