Today, there are approximately 200,000 Indigenous people in British Columbia representing 198 distinct First Nations as well as Métis and Inuit groups, each with their own unique traditions and history. Many Indigenous communities have developed a broad range of business interests including in tourism, mining, agrifoods and forestry, and contribute to the growth of these sectors and of the province’s economy.
A great example of mining exploration companies working with First Nations is the BC Regional Mining Alliance (BC RMA). This is a northwest regional partnership among the Tahltan Central Government, the Ni... continue reading
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