From Conflict to Collaboration: the Tla’amin — Powell River Experience

The coastal town of Powell River shares several similarities with other rural communities in BC. Powell River was established and grew next to a historical First Nations community – in this case on the traditional territory of the Tla’amin Nation.  The town’s economic growth and expansion was primarily due to a heavy reliance on the forest industry.  And Continue reading


Tla’amin Nation & Powell River: Government to Government Collaboration on BC’s Sunshine Coast

          The coastal town of Powell River shares several similarities with other rural communities in BC. Powell River was established and grew next to a historical First Nations community – in this case on the traditional territory of the Tla’amin Nation.  Its economic growth and expansion was primarily due to a Continue reading


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Government-to-Government Partnerships Benefit All Stakeholders

Government-to-government partnerships are increasingly important for the well-being of rural British Columbians. The following brief overview provides some examples of government-to-government agreements, involving First Nations and adjacent municipalities, leading to positive benefits for all stakeholders. Kitselas and Kitsumkalum First Nations, and the City of Terrace The Challenge Economic development progress between local governments and neighbouring First Continue reading