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Osoyoos Indian Band: "We have so many opportunities here; I think that is the greatest success” [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, AANDC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

“Situated in the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, the Osoyoos Indian Band has a strong vision for its future, which it is realizing through initiatives in agriculture, eco-tourism, and commercial, industrial and residential developments. The combination of rich agricultural land and desert tracts provides ideal conditions for many of the Band's businesses, most notably their vineyards and winery.”

Sharing Canada's Prosperity - A Hand Up, Not a Handout [Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples]

Publisher: 
Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples
Year of publication: 
2007

"Aboriginal people share a common commitment to address the economic challenges facing their communities. Though not widely recognized, many communities throughout the country are beginning to experience economic success in areas ranging from small business development to larger scale commercial projects. Aboriginal people can, and have, succeeded on “their own terms”, adapting mainstream business practices to their own strongly held values and cultures. For complex reasons, others continue to struggle.

Hunters at the Margin: Native People and Wildlife Conservation in the Northwest Territories [University of British Columbia Press, UBCPress]

Publisher: 
University of British Columbia Press (UBCPress)
Year of publication: 
2008

"In the late nineteenth century, to the alarm of government conservationists, the North American plains bison population collapsed. Yet large herds of other big game animals still roamed the Northwest Territories, and Aboriginal people depended on them for food and clothing. Hunters at the Margin examines the conflict in the Northwest Territories between Native hunters and conservationists over three big game species: the wood bison, the muskox, and the caribou.

Development and Commercialization Fund [Canada Business Network, CBN]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

You may be eligible to receive funding up to $100,000 if your innovative PEI business is involved in bioscience, information technology, aerospace, renewable energy or advanced manufacturing.

Torngat Joint Fisheries Board [Nunatsiavut Government]

Publisher: 
Torngat Secretariat
Year of publication: 
2010

"The Torngat Joint Fisheries Board is the primary body making recommendations to the Minister on the conservation of species or stocks of Fish, species of Aquatic Plants and Fish Habitat in the Labrador Inuit Settlement Area.
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Inuit Harvesting Rights [Nunatsiavut Government]

Publisher: 
2012
Year of publication: 
2012

"The Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement sets out Inuit fishing, hunting, trapping and gathering rights in the Labrador Inuit Settlement Area (LISA) and makes specific provisions for those who live outside of LISA. Harvesting issues are managed by the Renewable Resources division."

Commercial Fisheries Newsletter, Winter 2009 [Listuguj Fisheries]

Publisher: 
Listuguj Fisheries
Year of publication: 
2009

"Back in the winter of 2009, Listuguj Fisheries introduced the first of a series of informative newsletters to the community. This first issue contains information on the public consultation sessions, professional development training of harvesting personnel as well as on certain key legal cases that have affected the First Nations fisheries sector. "

Commercial Fisheries Newsletter, September 2010 [Listuguj Fisheries]

Publisher: 
Listuguj Fisheries
Year of publication: 
2010

"In September 2010, the second commercial fisheries newsletter was published and distributed. Articles in this issue: "Listuguj Responds to Reduction of Snow Crab Quota," "Assistant Director's Message," "Restricting Commercial Fisheries," "Managing the Lobster Fishery," "Harvesting Under Mi'gmaq Law," and "Listuguj Fishers Trained as Captains.""

Commercial Fisheries Newsletter, October 2010 [Listuguj Fisheries]

Publisher: 
Listuguj Fisheries
Year of publication: 
2010

"October 2010. Articles in this issue: "Mi'gmaq Food Fishery: Fishing for Food or Treaty Rights?" by Dr. Fred Metallic, "Assistant Director's Message," "Lobster Food Fishery," "Fisheries Meetings Protect Out Treaty Right to Fish," "Using the Tools of Technology" by Meredith Bernard, "Keeping Our Vessels Functioning at Optimal Levels," as well as a spotlight on the G.C MacDonald vessel and extra information about governance and consultation sessions."

Commercial Fisheries Newsletter, November/December 2010 [Listuguj Fisheries]

Publisher: 
Listuguj Fisheries
Year of publication: 
2010

"November/December 2010. In this issue: "Youth Fishers: Pride in Being Mi'gmaq" by Meredith Bernard, Assistant Director's Message, a spotlight on the Ugjit Sma'gnisg vessel written by Christopher Metallic, and "The Crown's Duty to Consult and Accommodate" by Dr. Fred Metallic."

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