The We Wai Kai Nation and the provincial government have signed an agreement. This agreement moves the First Nation and the province towards a treaty. According to a statement from the province, the agreement embraces a modern and innovative approach to modern treaty negotiations, and promises to create early economic development for the the We Wai Kai. The Incremental Treaty Agreement will return approximately 3, 075 hectares of land in the Lower Campbell Lake to the We Wai Kai. Having the land back will help increase the Nation’s participation in the local forest economy, ensuring long-term benefits for the community.
“We have been at the Treaty Table for a long time and we know that it is important to demonstrate that Treaties are more than just words,” We Wai Kai Nation chief Brian Assu said.
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