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4 years 7 months
2015 / Word
The Malahat Nation requires the development creative information signage and display boards for stakeholder engagement sessions. This includes poster boards for larger community engagement meetings, small hand-out portfolios providing an individual overview of the project and how to find out more (website and key contacts). 
Resource Producer: Malahat Nation
4 years 7 months
2015 / PDF
The Kwiakah First Nation is concerned about the impacts to key aquatic resources from past and proposed industrial logging in Phillips Arm. They commissioned Ecofish Research Ltd. (Ecofish) to conduct the Phillips Arm Aquatic Resource Assessment, which examined the current status of salmon, eelgrass, bivalves (clams) and crabs in Phillips Arm (Hocking et al. 2015). Eelgrass and clam resources...
Resource Producer: Kwiakah First Nation
Author(s): Leah Ballin, MSFM, R.P.Bio., R.P.F, Morgan Hocking, Ph.D., R.P.Bio., Todd Hatfield, Ph.D, R.P.Bio.
5 years 4 months
2012 / PDF
Gitanyow ctiizens, a nation with a strong system of hereditary chiefs, talk about the impacts of development on their traditional lands and how their land use plan has helped protect their territories.
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance (981)
5 years 5 months
2015 / PDF
The Trails & Recreation Strategy is intended to provide the Xatśūll First Nation with a strategic action plan that will guide the development of recreational programming, assets and infrastructure that will support the Nation’s vision for a healthy and prosperous community. In recent years, the Xatśūll membership has expressed a strong desire for the creation of trails and recreational...
Resource Producer: Xats’ull First Nation (Soda Creek Indian Band)
6 years 11 months
2010 /
Both the federal and provincial environmental assessment processes were designed prior to significant court cases on the nature of Aboriginal rights and title, and the government’s duty to consult and accommodate on those rights. Both levels of government have failed to amend their legislation according to new case law, and have yet to develop policies on Aboriginal consultation and accommodation.
Author(s): TaraMarsden
6 years 11 months
2010 /
The purpose of this document is to articulate the high-level design of the Cumulative Effects Assessment (CEA) Workshop. Table 1 summarizes the overall characteristics of the workshop, and Table 2 describes a high-level workshop design. These will drive the next step: articulating the specifics of each session (process, activities and materials).
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
6 years 11 months
2010 /
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...
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
6 years 11 months
2010 /
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Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
6 years 12 months
2010 /
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:The practice of environmental assessment (EA) in BC is guided by the BC Environmental Assessment Act and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, and their accompanying regulations and guidelines.  While these two Acts clearly describe the EA processes, they do not prescribe clearly how First Nations should be involved.  With case law on aboriginal rights with respect to land...
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
6 years 12 months
2010 /
Introduction What is this guide all about?  Over five months, the New Relationship Trust invited First Nations and land‐use planning practitioners across BC to share the most successful elements of their land‐use planning experiences. Over twenty‐five participants and thirteen First Nations contributed by phone and in person.
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust

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