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Lund Is Soul Candy

The ECOreport tours British Columbia’s Sunshine coast, Part one: Lund Is Soul Candy

By Roy L Hales

The village of Lund is about 20 miles from my home on Cortes Island. There are vantage points on Cortes, from which you can actually see Savary Island. Though only a short distance across the waters, it takes a day and three ferry trips to drive there. The experience is delightful. Lund is soul candy.
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A New Era For the Tla’amin people

The ECOreport reposts notice of a new era for the Tla’amin people, BC’s fourth modern treaty came into effect  in Powell River

Press Release from the Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation

At 12:01 a.m., on April 5, the Tla’amin Final Agreement came into effect, ushering in a new era for the Tla’amin people as a self-governing First Nation, equipped with the tools and authority to take control of its future.

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Jimmie Creek Run-of-River Hydro Project

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMI’ve  heard negative  stories about run-of -river hydro projects. Most of them were told by people whose opinion I respect. Very little of what they said may be applicable to the Jimmie Creek run-of-river hydro project.

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First Nations Demand More Responsible Energy Policies

As a result of BC’s failure to develop clean energy or consult with First Nations, a coalition of First Nations Demand More Responsible Energy Policies

Press release from the Sliammon, Klahoose, Sts’ailes and shíshálh Nations

A new coalition of First Nations communities is advancing a clean energy strategy that will put British Columbia at the forefront of renewable energy generation in Canada, while accommodating Aboriginal rights and title and protecting BC’s environment.
“We see BC taking responsibility for its people, the environment and the global climate by choosing to derive all new electricity generation from clean energy as we define it: from renewable resources with the free, prior and informed consent of First Nations,” said Garry Feschuk, councillor and hereditary chief of the shíshálh (Sechelt) Nation.

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