first nations

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Struggling First Nations share common characteristics

Most First Nations are in remote locations where natural resource development is the only likely source of economic advancement.


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B.C. First Nation’s prosperity offers important lessons to other First Nations

Westbank took investment decisions away from chief and council and gave them to a more independent board.


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Small number of First Nations thwarting opportunity for many more First Nations

Next week, Ottawa will make a decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.


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Government spending will not increase the wealth of First Nations

Leasing band land to generate own-source revenue is a crucial factor in First Nation prosperity.


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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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Stop the Specific Claims Perpetual Motion Machine

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