The presentation by the First Nations Major Projects Coalition is now on our website and can be viewed by clicking on this link:
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Board and Member representatives from the First Nations Major Projects Coalition appeared before the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples on December 5, 2017. This appearance before the Senate Committee was part of the Coalition's trip to Ottawa to engage with the federal government on the work of the Coalition to build capacity within our communities so that we can have the tools to harness the wealth being generated within our territory. Councillor Sharleen Gale (Fort Nelson First Nation), Chief Willie Blackwater (Gitsegukla Band Council) and Chief Jackie Thomas (Saik'z First Nation) represented the Coalition.
In addition to the meeting with the Senate, the Coalition's work was presented before the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly and to the AFN Chiefs' Committee on Economic Development. Representatives of the Coalition also took part in the following meetings over 3 days in Ottawa: