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Friday, July 13, 2012 11:00 AM
B.C.'s First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF) is supporting another 12 projects, including a new biomass thermal heating system that will help a Kootenays-based First Nation reduce its energy payments and generate revenue, Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister Mary Polak announced today.
Monday, June 18, 2012 2:15 PM
A new Strategic Engagement Agreement (SEA) pilot project with 12 Stó:lo First Nations will create more streamlined consultation processes for industry and promote more effective engagement between government and First Nations in the upper Fraser Valley.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 12:30 PM
A new strategic engagement agreement (SEA) with the Kaska Dena First Nations in northwestern B.C. provides greater certainty about how resource development can proceed in more than 10 per cent of the province.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 10:06 AM
Legislation introduced today will allow provincial laws and regulations to apply to major commercial and industrial projects on federal Indian Reserve Land for the first time, announced Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister Mary Polak.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 1:00 PM
A small storage, run-of-river hydro facility that will create economic opportunities and help a coastal First Nation get off diesel is one of 11 new projects supported by B.C.'s First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF).
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 9:00 AM
B.C. has reached successful agreements with First Nations that deliver specific, practical benefits for communities, companies and the province by shortening project timelines, facilitating faster permits for projects, and creating new jobs, partnerships and training programs.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 2:30 PM
The Haisla Nation have joined the Coastal First Nations Reconciliation Protocol, a move that will create economic opportunities for the Haisla people and increase certainty over the coastal land base for the First Nation, industry and government.
Friday, November 18, 2011 3:00 PM
Job training, joint ventures with industry and exploration of clean energy developments are some of the opportunities being pursued by 14 Aboriginal communities across B.C. through a total of $510,000 from the second round of the First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 2:07 PM
Placing drawings and handwritten stories into a time capsule, Premier Christy Clark and Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister Mary Polak joined Yale Chief Robert Hope and youth from the Yale First Nation to celebrate the introduction of provincial legislation to ratify B.C.'s third modern treaty under the B.C. treaty process.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 1:03 PM
First Nations interested in pursuing the clean energy business can now access a unique provincial government fund.