TNG agreement topic of upcoming Alexis Creek meeting

Government representatives are hosting a meeting for Alexis Creek area residents to discuss the B.C.-TNG Reconciliation Framework agreement.

  • Mar. 31, 2016 12:00 p.m.

Government representatives are hosting a meeting for Alexis Creek area residents to discuss the B.C.-Tsilhqot’in National Government Reconciliation Framework agreement.

The meeting takes place Friday, April 1, at Alexis Creek Elementary School.

It is anticipated there will be representatives from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation and the Tsilhqot’in National Government. MLA Donna Barnett and MP Todd Doherty also plan to attend.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide the first opportunity for the ministries and TNG to engage the local public and stakeholders and initiate a process of keeping all parties informed of the progress of they framework agreement negotiations.

Everyone is welcome, although seating will be limited.

The communities of Riske Creek, Alexis Creek, Puntzi, Tatla, Nimpo, Anahim Lake and others who may potentially be significantly impacted by the agreement are encouraged to attend.

In advance of the meeting, it is suggested people read the Nenqay Deni Accord available at http://www.tsilhqotin.ca/PDFs/Nenqay_Deni_Accord.pdf.