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GIS Training at the Coastal Training Centre

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are used daily by First Nations technicians and professionals to help achieve the goals of their organizations.

If you work in any of the following areas GIS skills can be used to reach these goals and further your career: Treaty Negotiations, Referrals, Cultural Heritage (TUS), Forestry or Natural Resource Management, Fisheries, Housing, Lands, Health Care, Education etc.

8-week course starts on September 6th, 2016

For more information, download:

Or contact:
Brenda Leighton
Tel. 250-627-8822
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Fraser Salmon Allocation Swap

Proposed Fraser salmon allocation swap an issue of law, First Nations spokesperson says.

A proposal that would transfer part of the Fraser River chinook salmon allocation from recreational fishermen to First Nations groups is a bid to uphold the law regarding First Nations fishing rights.

That's according to Ken Malloway, chair of the Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance, which represents 30 bands on the lower Fraser.

Read more: Abbotsford News


Ken Malloway of LFFA

[ photo courtesy of Abbotsford News ]

BC Chiefs and Councils Update


BC First Nations and the Chiefs in Assembly drafted the First Nations Fisheries Action Plan in 2006 (6 themes, 70 recommendations), which mandated the creation of a province-wide Fisheries Council in 2007 (the FNFC). The FNFC drafted its first Strategic Plan in 2011 and an updated version in 2015 to guide the implementation of the FN Fisheries Action Plan.

Download the following document to read more:

New Events Listed

LFFA Meetings have been uploaded on the Events tab.  Some changes may occur with the dates of the LFFA Technical Forum, otherwise most dates are confirmed.

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