aboriginal land claims

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Despite claims to the contrary, B.C. bill does not include First Nation veto over resource development

Bill leaves the vast majority of First Nations under the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court’s consultation jurisprudence.


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No evidence that billions in payments improve First Nations communities

Payouts do not include the value of provincial contributions or of public lands transferred to reserve status.


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Stop the Specific Claims Perpetual Motion Machine

Economic and social progress comes from seizing future opportunities, not from preoccupation with past grievances.


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The Tsilhqot’in judgment has left dozens of legal uncertainties on Aboriginal title.


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Wind and solar power are intermittent energy sources that literally blow or shine at the whims of nature.


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In B.C., 72 per cent of explorers indicate that uncertainty from disputed land claims deters investment.