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BC signed a five year accord with the Tsilhqot’in Nation

By Roy L Hales

It has been almost two years since the Supreme Court of Canada recognized  Aboriginal title in the caretaker area of the Xeni Gwet’in, one of six Tsilhqot’in communities. In item 153 of that decision, it says ” … British Columbia breached its duty to consult owed to the  Tsilhqot’in through land use planning and forestry authorizations.” Now, as the first step towards a lasting settlement,  BC signed a five year accord with the Tsilhqot’in Nation.
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