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SRD inviting First Nations to Board meetings

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The Strathcona Regional District will be inviting all First Nations in the district  to Board meetings. Within the Cortes Currents broadcast area, this should include the Klahoose, Homalco, Tla’amin, We wai Kai, Wei wai Kum and Laichkwiltach First Nations.

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SRD Board votes against funding local community climate action planning

How our local government worksLast in a series of 5 articles from the Feb 9 SRD Board Meetings

At their February 9th meeting, the Strathcona Regional District (SRD) Board voted against setting aside $50,000 to support community climate action planning initiatives

The motion was brought forward by Cortes Island Regional Director Noba Anderson, who suggested the project fit into their strategic objectives for 2022. (See page 43 of linked budget document)

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SRD motion to remove ‘unceded’ from First Nations territorial acknowledgements defeated

How our local government worksPart 3 of 5 from the Feb 9 SRD Board Meeting

A Strathcona Regional District motion to remove the term ‘unceded’ from acknowledgements of First Nations territory was defeated, in a 8 to 6 vote, at the Wednesday, Feb 9 Board meeting.

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SRD will not support DFO decision

The Strathcona Regional District Board (SRD) decided to not support the DFO decision to remove open net pen aquaculture from the Discovery Islands. 

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SRD welcomes first Indigenous Nation to the Board

At its April 14th meeting, the Strathcona Regional District (SRD) Board. welcomed the first Indigenous Nation to the board.   

The Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Che:k’tles7et’h’ First Nations (KCFN) was one of the five  First Nations that signed the Maa‑nulth First Nations Treaty in 2011 and the only one whose lands are within the SRD. ( The other Maa-nulth Nations are members of the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District.)

One of the directions mentioned in this treaty was that First Nations should interact and join should join their Regional Districts.

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