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B.C. wine sector contributes $2 billion annually and employment for over 10,000 workers.

B.C. wine sector contributes $2 billion annually and employment for over 10,000 workers. – Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced a $630,000 investment for the

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Kwikwetlem First Nation

Kwikwetlem Pronounced Kwayh-quit-lam in Halq’emeylem language means “Red Fish Up The River”. Elders’ stories explain that we have always been here. Archaeology confirms continuous occupation of our traditional territory for

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B.C. aboriginals hope to represent residential school day students in lawsuit

VANCOUVER – Two First Nations in British Columbia are looking to take the federal government to court on behalf of all the former day students of the country’s notorious residential

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First Nations, and the governments of B.C. and Canada reached a major reconciliation milestone in the B.C. treaty process

VICTORIA – Five Vancouver Island First Nations, and the governments of B.C. and Canada reached a major reconciliation milestone in the B.C. treaty process with the signing of the Agreement-in-Principle.

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B.C. aboriginal band enacts laws to govern territory after historic court win

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. – A British Columbia aboriginal nation granted rights and title by Canada’s high court has introduced its own laws governing its territory and resources within the area.

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B.C.’s construction job growth will lead all other provinces from now to 2024

VICTORIA – With the startup of major projects, B.C.’s construction job growth will lead all other provinces from now to 2024, according to the latest forecast released today by BuildForce

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B.C. First Nations urge province not to cherry-pick from mine report advice

VANCOUVER – First Nations leaders are urging the B.C. government to adopt each of the seven recommendations laid out in a review of the Mount Polley mine disaster. First Nations

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Thomson orders review of B.C.’s heritage conservation law following the controversy around Grace Islet,

Forests Minister Steve Thomson has ordered a review of B.C.’s heritage conservation law following the controversy around Grace Islet, where a private home was being built on a First Nations

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