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Opinion: Working together a surefire way to protect First Nations interests in resource development

When I was elected chief councillor of the Kitselas First Nation, located near Terrace, it was part of my mandate to move forward on economic development for our community while also balancing environmental protection. While Kitselas has been working to diversify its economy, the opportunities that major resource projects, such as LNG, will bring to …

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$30 million Aboriginal Skills Development Fund enters final year of allocation

For many, the anticipated jobs that will result from LNG projects can’t come soon enough. However, the delays in getting LNG projects going in B.C. also represents a valuable opportunity for First Nations. These delays have provided the time needed for First Nations members to build new skills and get trained for the higher paying, …

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First Nations receive funding for education, skills training, and economic development

There are many resource development projects that have been proposed throughout B.C., and with them will come jobs and related economic opportunities. However, due to changing markets and slowed approval processes, it’s unclear when these proposed projects will get the green light. Because of this, it can be difficult to know what kind of job …

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