land use issues

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B.C. government’s new land-use law threatens viability of province’s mining industry

In 2024, nominal investment in B.C.'s mining sector will reach a projected $2.4 billion, 15 per cent less than 12 years ago.

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Yes, B.C.’s Land Act changes give First Nations veto over use of Crown Land

The government's documentation describes “shared decision-making through joint or consent models.”

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B.C. government should properly consult British Columbians about changes to Land Act

The government wants to fundamentally change the way 95 per cent of the province's land and water is managed.

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B.C. plans to 'reconcile' by giving First Nations veto on land use

First Nations would have veto power over mining, hydro projects, communication towers and much more.

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B.C. government’s plan to co-manage public land with First Nations will close province for business

According to the plan, First Nations will become joint landlords of more than 90 per cent of the province.

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The area of cropland in Ontario actually increased slightly between 1951 and 2013.

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Amid the current focus on provincial red ink, one issue has slipped off the public radar screen in Alberta: Property rights.