Kaska Strategic Engagement Agreement

December 11th, 2020 8:52 pm

AES with First Nations aims to encourage positive and respectful government to build government relations and to encourage B.C` investment climate. These agreements are used by the government to support the objectives of the new relationship and the transformation change agreement. The SEA is an agreement renewed every three years and renewed from March 2018 for its third term. It was extended for two years and is considered a transitional agreement for a higher reconciliation agreement between BC Province and Kaska Dena. The year 2019-2020 will consist of the conclusion of the empowerment agreement, new meetings between the three nations and the BC province, and an ongoing commitment to community and leadership. The SEA is a reconciliation agreement that has established mutually agreed consultation and accommodation procedures and provides capacity funding to Kaska Dena in British Columbia to participate more effectively in country, water and resource decision-making processes. Thanks to the Sea, the creation of the Kaska Dena Natural Resources Council offers the opportunity to maintain a strong government relationship with the province on joint decision-making in the traditional Kaska Dena region. Kaska and the province are working to put in place an effective and effective framework for common decisions to reduce conflicts between land and the resource sector; Strengthen security fulfilling the province`s specific legal obligations; Improve trade relations 3NBC-CSF is a 3-year pilot program funded by the indigenous Funding Envelope. The three nations and the province have jointly developed report models and work plans that will be updated for each fiscal year until 2021. Shawna initiates, manages and supports the role and activities of the Kwadacha Nation in the areas of internal and external communication, media work, educational/advertising plans and publication management. It works on results that support the nation`s overall goals and maintains a positive public image of the nation of Kwadacha. Shawna allows focus groups, committee meetings and briefings.

She advises Kwadacha Chief and Council members on communication issues, writing and processing communication documents, planning, organizing and implementing communication initiatives on behalf of the Kwadacha Nation. The Department of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation is leading the province`s involvement in contracts and other negotiations with First Nations.

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