• 2.12

    Highlights In collaboration with Coastal First Nations Great Bear Initiative and First Nations Emergency Services Society, the Province is launching the Indigenous Climate Resilience Capacity-building Pilot. The Pilot will identify models for enhancing Indigenous capacity in climate adaptation and resilience and demonstrate the value of this increased capacity of Indigenous communities and organizations to inform […]

  • 2.06

    Highlights There are a wide variety of innovative and meaningful partnerships, programs and initiatives underway that contribute to the advancement of this action: Indicators How are we working together? For the 2022-2023 reporting year, the focus for consultation and collaboration was for B.C. and First Nations partners to agree on what policies, programs or initiatives […]

  • 2.04

    Highlights Tahltan Central Government and the Province entered into the first consent-based decision-making agreement under the Declaration Act in June 2022. This agreement honours Tahltan’s jurisdiction in land-management decisions in Tahltan Territory, in recognition of Tahltan’s title and rights within its territory. The agreement advances reconciliation as well as provides clarity and predictability for the […]

  • 2.01

    Highlights The Declaration Act Secretariat released The Interim Approach to Implementing the Requirements of Section 3 of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (Interim Approach) in October 2022. The first-of-its-kind Interim Approach provides clarity and transparency around co-development, consultation and co-operation with Indigenous Peoples throughout the provincial legislative process. Examples of legislation […]

  • 2.03

    Highlights The Directives on Civil Litigation involving Indigenous Peoples were published on April 21, 2022. The core objectives of the Directives are to prioritize and promote resolution, innovation and negotiated settlement, and to reduce the potential for litigation involving Indigenous Peoples. When matters do result in litigation, these Directives instruct counsel to engage honourably and […]