The Halalt First Nations recently filed a $2 billion civil case against a private pulp and paper company in B.C.
Federal government transfers to First Nation communities rose more than 800 per cent over the past six decades.
The treaty process in British Columbia recently received a major setback as a community in southern B.C. put its treaty implementation processes on hold.
Recent data demonstrates the negative impacts if treaties and agreements are not upheld.
First Nation sues paper company in B.C. after court opens door for litigation against private parties
With more than 100 per cent of B.C. claimed by First Nations, expect more suits in the future.
The average unemployment rate of the communities impacted by the Coastal GasLink LNG pipeline is over 31 per cent.
Canada's federal government alone spends more than $10 billion annually on aboriginal issues.
Benefits of the project would have included more than $223 million in direct transfers to Tsawwassen members.
Only 0.3 per cent of the $7.9 billion spent by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada in 2011/12 went to Metis and non-status Indian concerns.
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