First Nations

The Snuneymuxw First Nation hopes to have significant parcels of land returned to them as part of ongoing negotiations after a nearly $50 million settlement.
The Snuneymuxw First Nation hopes to have significant parcels of land returned to them as part of ongoing negotiations after a nearly $50 million settlement. File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

SFN eager for negotiations to help solve land issues

By Spencer Sterritt
February 2, 2017 - 1:26pm Updated: February 3, 2017 - 1:28pm

NANAIMO — The Snuneymuxw First Nation (SFN) is anxious to get negotiations underway with the provincial and federal governments to reclaim their land.

Harmac and three other mills have signed an agreement with the First Nations Forestry Council to work together in the future.
Harmac and three other mills have signed an agreement with the First Nations Forestry Council to work together in the future. Submitted photo/Harmac

First Nations and local mills band together to secure forestry future

By Spencer Sterritt
January 25, 2017 - 4:37pm Updated: January 25, 2017 - 6:00pm

NANAIMO — After more than a year of discussions, paper and pulp companies in British Columbia have an improved way of accessing fibre for processing.

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