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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).
Friday, April 20, 2012 12:30 PM
A new agreement that will put forestry revenue directly back into the Kwantlen First Nation community is further evidence of the key role First Nations are taking in B.C.'s forestry sector, announced Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister Mary Polak.
Saturday, March 24, 2012 3:30 PM
Chief Ernie Hardy of the K'ómoks First Nation, the Honourable John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and the Honourable Mary Polak, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation, signed an Agreement-in-Principle (AIP) under the B.C. Treaty Process.
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.
Monday, November 28, 2011 10:30 AM
New partnerships on Vancouver Island and the mid-coast will strengthen the relationship between First Nations and the provincial government and create economic opportunities, Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister Mary Polak announced today.
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.
Friday, October 21, 2011 2:30 PM
Chief negotiators for Canada, British Columbia and the Tla'amin Nation (Sliammon First Nation) today initialled a Final Agreement. This initialling marks an important step toward a treaty that would bring economic and social benefits to the First Nation and the Powell River region.
Thursday, September 22, 2011 1:02 PM
British Columbia's jobs plan will build on the Province's solid foundation of prudent fiscal management to attract investment and open new markets for B.C. products and services, defending and creating jobs for British Columbians, Premier Christy Clark said today.
Monday, September 19, 2011 1:15 PM
As part of "Canada Starts Here: The BC Jobs Plan", to be formally released on Thursday, Premier Christy Clark today announced British Columbia will take four key steps to create a prosperous liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry and jobs, including making the Kitimat liquefied natural gas plant operational by 2015.