Cutting reconciliation deals in forestry

'This treaty enabled us to do things that we normally couldn’t do in the old environment that we lived in' -- Chief Councillor Robert Dennis Sr. | COFI conference screengrab

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In the past, some of the opposition to logging in B.C. came from First Nations, many of whom saw their traditional territories heavily logged, while receiving few of the benefits.

Through a series of reconciliation and treaty agreements over the past couple of decades, however, more and more First Nations have themselves become involved in the forest industry, as they acquired a range of timber licences.

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Source: Business in Vancouver

 

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