From Our Blog
It is essential for something as important to our country as treaty negotiations that we get our facts right.
In an editorial published on May 3 Business in Vancouver wrote that there are two First Nations that “have managed to navigate” the six-stage made-in-BC treaty negotiations process, providing “a meagre return” on taxpayer investment. This is incorrect.
The BC Treaty Commission welcomes today's appointment of Toronto-St. Paul's Member of Parliament Carolyn Bennett as Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs.
As a previous Minister of State for Public Health and Liberal Critic for Aboriginal Affairs, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett brings knowledge, experience and dedication to her new role.
Role of the BC Treaty Commission
Compelling reasons for treaties
June 21, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: National Aboriginal Day brings attention to the need for reconciliation in Canada
VANCOUVER – It is an exciting time to celebrate National Aboriginal Day in Canada. The Treaty Commission encourages all Canadians to recognize the rich history and contributions of Indigenous Peoples to this country and current efforts to strengthen Canada through the modern treaty making process.
June 10, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BCTC congratulates First Nations Summit Task Group and Co-Chairs on re-election