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Salish Sea Sentinel | August 19, 2017

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‘BC Bud’ trademarked says Homalco chief

January 27, 2017 |

Chief MaryAnn Enevoldsen talked about the potential of the medical marijuana industry in her end-of-the-year message to the Homalco First Nation community.

“The most recent projections for the recreational marijuana industry are $22.6 billion a year. I intend to continue … Read More

Water and hydro development eyed by Tla’amin

January 27, 2017 |

A proposed hydroelectric development that could increase Tla’amin Nation’s water supply, among other benefits, is one step closer to being built.

The nation is moving forward with a full feasibility study for the project that will involve researching fish habitats … Read More

Run like the wind… shine like the sun

December 1, 2016 |

Several members of Tsleil-Waututh were among more than one thousand people who participated in the second Great Climate Race in Vancouver as they ran or walked support renewable energy in their own backyards.

On a sunny morning in Stanley Park … Read More

Strong Nation’s dream realized

December 1, 2016 |

Terri Mack – Kay Kwee Kway Kwa – is a member of the Da’naxda’xw Awaetlala Nation from the Knight Inlet area of BC’s central coast.

She and husband Ken have been running a small business from the basement of their … Read More

Back to the Island

December 1, 2016 |

The Tla’amin-based Aboriginal Business Match is returning to Vancouver Island early in 2017 following a year-long tour of holding events across Canada.

ABM Vancouver Island will be hosted on March 27-29 by Quatsino First Nation, Gwa’sala ‘Nakwaxda’xw First Nation, Kwakiutl … Read More

Tla’amin store ‘outstanding’

December 1, 2016 |

Gail Blaney, left, son Erik and BC Aboriginal Relations Minister John Rustad show off the outstanding achievement award at the BC Aboriginal Business Awards gala on Oct. 19 in Vancouver. The Tla’amin convenience store won in a business-of-the-year category. Photo … Read More

License awarded for Homalco radio station

November 9, 2016 |

After almost ten years of waiting, a Homalco First Nation-based radio station has been awarded a license by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.

“We got our radio license today,” said Darren Blaney in mid-October. “We will be 100.7 on … Read More

We are part of the process

October 28, 2016 |

The chief of Klahoose First Nation says responsible partnerships between Indigenous communities and businesses are crucial as Canada moves towards reconciliation.

James Delorme, who also sits on the BCAFN board of directors, was one of numerous chiefs who signed a … Read More

Small is beautiful, Malahat says about LNG project

October 28, 2016 | 1

Malahat Nation reaffirmed its support for a liquefied natural gas facility in its territory in the wake of Canada conditionally green-lighting a project on BC’s northwest coast.

Shortly after the federal government announced conditional environmental approval for the massive Petronas-led … Read More

If it’s happening, it’s probably arranged by Naut’sa mawt Events

October 28, 2016 |

Word came recently that Naut’sa mawt Events had been selected to organize the 2017 Joint Gathering next February in Vancouver.

Naut’sa mawt Events? What’s that?

The BC regional office of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada certainly knows. That’s why it … Read More