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Nominate an MKO Citizen for an Indigenous Award of Excellence from the Forest Products Association of Canada: Nominations Due by June 3, 2022

To view a PDF poster with this information, please click here. The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is seeking nominations for their 2022 awards. Please help spread the word about this opportunity by sharing this information in your network. Skills Awards for Indigenous Youth Through the Skills Awards for Indigenous Youth, Forest Products Association […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202240 Views

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Forest employment program provides jobs, supports communities

May 13, 2022 KAMLOOPS – Forestry workers and communities in the Thompson Okanagan region are benefiting from economic opportunities created through the Province’s Forest Employment Program (FEP). In the past year, the Province has invested $1.87 million in 22 projects in the B.C. Interior, employing local contractors and workers and focusing on wildfire risk reduction […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202241 Views

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The Government of Canada is Committed to Supporting Canadians Through the 2022 Wildfire Season

May 13, 2022 As wildfires become more common and more extreme, the Government of Canada is focused on keeping people safe while strengthening Canada’s long-term response. Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources; the Honourable Bill Blair, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness; and the Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202239 Views

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Minister Wilkinson Strengthens Energy and Resource Partnerships With the United States

From: Natural Resources Canada May 12, 202 Canada and the United States share a common vision of a prosperous and sustainable North American economy. Our integrated energy systems and natural resource markets produce billions in cross-border trade and support hundreds of thousands of jobs on both sides of the border. Russia’s unprovoked and unjustifiable invasion […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202268 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Wilkinson, Minister Blair, Minister Hajdu and Partners to Provide Update on Wildfire Season

From: Natural Resources Canada Media advisory VANCOUVER, B.C. — The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources; the Honourable Bill Blair, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness; and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202257 Views

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Framing the Future golf tournament to support BC First Nations Forestry Council – Canadian Forest Industries

May 11, 2022 Over the past couple of years many industries have really suffered; lumber and forestry has been fortunate to have been on the other side of that coin. We acknowledge that for us to do what we do, much is in part to our important partnerships with B.C. First Nations all across this […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202254 Views

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New Global Partnership Announced at World Forestry Congress

May 4, 2022 Canada’s Derek Nighbor to Serve as Liaison to United Nations Forum on Forests As governments around the world turn to the benefits of sustainable forest management and forest products to support climate action and post-pandemic economic recovery, a new agreement struck today at the World Forestry Congress in Seoul will help advance […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202236 Views

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Office of the Wet’suwet’en: The OW Natural Resource Dept is hosting a meeting for members of House on flat rock (Laksilyu)

The OW Natural Resource Department (OWNR) is hosting a meeting for members of the Laksilyu Clan, Tsekalbaiyex (House on Top of Flat Rock) on Monday, May 9th, 2022 at 6:00pm, at the Witset Band Office, Boardroom (#3-205 Beaver Road, Witset), a Zoom link is also provided below for those that are out of town or […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202250 Views

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Funding will boost role of B.C.’s forests in fighting climate change

April 28, 2022 VICTORIA – Through CleanBC funding committed in Budget 2022, the Province is providing $19 million over three years to increase the carbon stored in B.C.’s forests and develop innovative, low-carbon forest-based products that support good jobs for people. “Our forests make B.C. one of the best places to live. They nurture plants […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 2022120 Views

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B.C. increases forest revenue sharing with First Nations in step toward new fiscal relationship

VICTORIA – British Columbia is more than doubling the forestry revenues that will be shared with First Nations as part of the work to co-develop a new forestry revenue-sharing model. This will lead to an immediate increase of $63 million for First Nations this year. “We are co-developing a new fiscal relationship to bring immediate […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 202270 Views

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