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Former First Nations chief stakes legal claim on mining minister’s property – Globe and Mail

Jan 25, 2017 A former First Nations chief who has battled the B.C. government over its mining policies says she has legally staked a claim on the private property of Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett. It took less than an hour for Bev Sellars, a lawyer and former chief of the Xat’sull First […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2017159 Views

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CRD Adopts Growth Strategy Amendment Related to West Shore Land Swap

Jan 11, 2017 Victoria, BC– The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board has approved amendment of the 2003 Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) bylaw to extend the Regional Urban Containment and Servicing Policy Area. The amendment is linked to a land swap and a broader economic development venture between Metchosin, Langford and the Beecher Bay First Nation […]

by pmnationtalk on January 12, 2017163 Views

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Meko Nicholas named Executive Director of the First Nations Land Management Resource Centre.

The Lands Advisory Board and Resource Center board of directors are pleased to announce that Meko Nicholas has been named Executive Director of the Resource Centre. Meko will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of Resource Centre as well as managing the technical partnership with Canada to continue to successfully implement the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 10, 2017151 Views

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Defence department plans second giant land sale – Business In Vancouver

First Nations prepare bid for Royal Roads property in wake of Jericho Lands purchase After selling its Jericho Lands in Vancouver’s Point Grey for $480 million to a trio of First Nations last year, the Department of National Defence (DND) is preparing to dispose of its Royal Roads property in Victoria. The DND no longer […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 2017170 Views

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Editorial: Respectful talk on Royal Roads – Times Colonist

January 5, 2017 The future of the well-loved forests surrounding Royal Roads University is uncertain because the Department of National Defence no longer wants the land. Working out a plan that satisfies government, First Nations and local residents will take patience and respectful negotiation. The Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations hope some of the land […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 2017158 Views

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Saanich supports West Shore land swap – Times Colonist

December 21, 2016 Saanich council has voted 7-1 not to stand in the way of what is described as a historic land swap more than 20 kilometres away in the West Shore. Metchosin Mayor John Ranns and Beecher Bay Chief Russ Chipps made their case before council on Monday; only Coun. Vicki Sanders voted against […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2016159 Views

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Comments invited on amendments to Kalum Land Use Order

Dec. 8, 2016 TERRACE – Comments are being accepted until Feb. 28, 2017, on proposed amendments to the 2006 Land Use Objectives Order in the Kiteen (26,000 hectares) and Skeena Islands (4,500 hectares) portions of the Kalum Sustainable Resource Management Plan (SRMP) area in northwestern B.C. The proposed amendments will address resource values, including First […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 2016157 Views

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Transport Canada officially transfers Rock Bay property to the Esquimalt Nation and Songhees Nation

December 6, 2016 – Victoria, British Columbia – Transport Canada Today, Jonathan Wilkinson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced the transfer of three parcels of land totalling 1.707 hectares in Rock Bay, British […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 2016171 Views

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Treaty nation looks to a clean energy future

December 6, 2016 POWELL RIVER – Six months after ratifying its treaty, the Tla’amin Nation is moving to the next stage in developing a hydroelectric plan that could provide sustainable energy for the community in addition to jobs and training opportunities for its members. Initial studies indicate potential for a three-megawatt hydroelectric development on Tla’amin […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 2016171 Views

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2016 LTSA Stakeholder Survey Results

November 24, 2016 Ipsos Canada surveyed the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) stakeholders in September and early October 2016 to measure satisfaction with the LTSA’s services. The previous LTSA Stakeholder Survey was conducted in 2014. Overall, results are positive, and similar to those from previous surveys (2011 and 2014). Key Survey […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 2016201 Views

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