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Cross Regional
Story Date
BladeRunners Gives At-risk Youth a Second Chance Winter 2009
First Nations Fire Fighters Show Their Skills Summer 2009
Aboriginal Tourism Takes Flight in British Columbia Spring 2008
First Nations develop a vision for the future through Comprehensive Community Planning Spring 2007
Signing of Landmark Agreement to Improve First Nations Education in BC Summer 2006
INAC BC Region and BC First Nations greet the world at the World Urban Forum Summer 2006
Access to Clean, Reliable Water Essential to Healthy First Nations Communities Winter 05/06
Aboriginal Education in British Columbia Winter 2004
Treaty Advances Promote Partnerships Winter 2004
Economic Development Around the Province Fall 2004
Helping Neighbours Become Partners Fall 2004
Talking Treaties - First Nations Leaders Share Their Experience Fall 2004
First Nation Tourism Booming Summer 2003
Treaty News in Your Area Summer 2003
Improving Life Chances for First Nations Children Spring 2003
Partnership Narrows Education Gap Spring 2003
Why Canada Supports First Nations Economic Development Spring 2003
A Look at Treaties in BC Fall 2002
Act is Interim Step to Aboriginal Self Government Fall 2002
Interior
Story First Nation(s) Date
For students of Okanagan Indian Band’s employment program, success is tailor made Okanagan Indian Band Spring 2014
Employment program leads student to a career he never could have imagined Okanagan Indian Band Spring 2014
St. Eugene Mission Resort: Pride of the Kootenays Ktunaxa Nation Winter 2009
Osoyoos Indian Band Raises the Bar in Aboriginal Tourism Osoyoos Indian Band Winter 2009
Little Shuswap Small Water Systems Operator wins "Operator of the Year" Award Little Shuswap Indian Band Summer 2008
Closing the Gap in Education - First Nations Students in Kamloops Are Achieving Greater Academic Success   Spring 2005
Westbank Self-Government Agreement To Benefit All Westbank First Nation Winter 2004
Nk'Mip Desert and Heritage Centre Osoyoos Indian Band Spring 2004
St. Mary's Indian Band proves native plants are good business St. Mary's Indian Band Spring 2004
Westbank Self-Government Westbank First Nation Spring 2004
Log Home Business Drawing International Attention Coldwater, Cook's Ferry, Nooaitch, Siska Spring 2003
St. Eugene Mission Transformed Into Deluxe Resort Ktunaxa Kinbasket Tribal Council Fall 2002
Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley
Story First Nation(s) Date
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre: A Triumph of Architecture and First Nations Culture Lil'wat Nation, Squamish Nation Winter 2009
Language and Culture at the Forefront of New Stein Valley Nlakapamux School Lytton First Nation Fall 2009
Employment Programs At Sto:lo: Uplifting Spirits and Skills Sto:lo Nation Spring 2009
Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations share in the 2010 Winter Olympic Legacy Musqueam First Nation, Tsleil-Waututh First Nation Summer 2008
Pulling as a Team: First Nations and Local Governments Find Solutions Together Mount Currie Band Fall 2004
Seabird First Nation building a sustainable future Seabird First Nation Spring 2004
Lower Mainland close to getting its first treaty Tsawwassen First Nation Spring 2004
Whistler Cultural Centre to Draw Tourism Lil'wat First Nations, Squamish First Nation Summer 2003
Hydro Projects to Provide Economic and Environmental Benefits Douglas First Nation, Lil'wat Nation Spring 2003
North
Story First Nation(s) Date
Moricetown Water Treatment Operators Tap into Clear Solution Moricetown Summer 2009
Sustainable Forest Partnership Brings Jobs and Respect to Community Cheslatta Carrier First Nation Spring 2005
Yekooche's Pathway To Success Yekooche Winter 2004
Lheidli T'enneh One Step Closer to Treaty Lheidli T'enneh Summer 2003
North Coast
Story First Nation(s) Date
Students Thrive at Kitsumkalum Adult Learning Centre Kitsumkalum Winter 2009
A Community's Vision of the Future Metlakatla First Nation Summer 2009
Campbell River Indian Band posed to capture world-wide attention as it opens the first ever aboriginal-themed cruise ship port of call Campbell River Indian Band Summer 2007
Neighbours Partner on Wastewater Solutions Old Massett Village Council Winter 05/06
Haida Community Water Quality First Rate Haida Winter 05/06
Coastal First Nations Get on Board Cruise Ship Business Campbell River, Tsimshian Summer 2003
Vancouver Island/South Coast
Story First Nation(s) Date
Snuneymuxw First Nation ‘Village' Helps Youth Enter Workforce Snuneymuxw First Nation Summer 2009
Ucluelet Housing Development Provides Homes and More... Ucluelet First Nation Spring 2009
Hesquiaht First Nation Place of Learning: Not Just a School Hesquiaht First Nation Spring 2009
Community Engagement takes many forms during T'Sou-ke First Nation's CCP T'Sou-ke First Nation Summer 2008
Trained and Certified Operators Key to Managing Water Systems Hesquiaht First Nation Winter 05/06
Pride of the Cowichan Tribes - Richard Peter Brings Home Paralympic Gold Cowichan Tribes Spring 2005
Hydro-Project Partnership Fuels Growth for Island Communities Hupacasath First Nation Spring 2005
Second and Third Treaty AIPs Win Approval Maa-nulth First Nations, Sliammon First Nation Winter 2004