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Kwantlen and other First Nations vital to B.C. forestry | Posted April 27 2012
on 2012/4/27 10:18:31 (4009 reads)

Kwantlen and other First Nations vital to B.C. forestry



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Created on Wednesday, 25 April 2012 19:40
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
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FORT LANGLEY - A new agreement that will put forestry revenue directly back into the Kwantlen First Nation community is further evidence of the key role First Nations are taking in B.C.'s forestry sector, announced Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister Mary Polak.

Polak joined the Kwantlen community to celebrate the signing of a Forest Consultation and Revenue Sharing Agreement (FCRSA) that reflects 'on the ground' forestry activity in Kwantlen's traditional territory. The Kwantlen First Nation is located in areas along the Fraser River and Stave River in areas of Fort Langley, Maple Ridge and Mission.

Kwantlen's FCRSA agreement flows a percentage of the forestry revenue directly back into the community and allows the First Nation to decide where it is needed most. The three-year agreement provides Kwantlen with $81,464 in the first year....


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http://www.firstperspective.ca/news/9 ... ions-vital-to-bc-forestry
The First Perspective




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