Ja Kwees Forestry Development

Recipient: Kitamaat Village Council
Amount: 25000
Date: 2003-07-24
Areas: Kitamaat
Sectors: Capacity Building
Strategy: Human Development
Description: This project has seen the negotiation of new partnerships and joint ventures for forest business development, creating prospects for significant employment for the Haisla people. The project builds on Alcan’s agreement to transfer forested land in Minette Bay to the Haisla Nation. Matching funding was from the Economic Measures Fund of BC’s Treaty Negotiation Office.

Well, this success story throws back a little bit. We started planning for the expansion at the Burns Lake Public Library in the early 2000's. It was an ambitious project - double the size of the library!! The board...

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