Thursday, January 7, 2016

Municipal Government 2016 -- Lax Kw'alaams

Our quick reference and archive of items from Lax Kw'alaams

Lax Kw'alaams Band website

Lax Kw'alaams Facebook page

Items from the Federal Government's Aboriginal Affairs website

Community Profile

First Nations Financial Transparency Act

Financial Statement
Remuneration Schedule

News items of 2016


December 9 -- Tuck Inlet Road Project gains Adventure Paving Contractor of Year Award  NCR


November 21 -- Members of Metlakatla and Lax Kw'alaams part of University of Illinois DNA and genome study  NCR


October 31 -- APTN documentary investigates divisions on Lax Kw'alaams over Lelu Island (video)
October 7 -- Opponents of the Pacific Northwest LNG project meet in Prince Rupert (audio)
October 3 -- Prime Minister Trudeau's actions a slap in the face says Lax Kw'alaams Hereditary chief (audio)


September 29 -- From celebration to court threats, how locals are reacting to Pacific NorthWest LNG being approved (audio)
September 28 -- First Nations split on Ottawa's Pacific NorthWest LNG decision
September 23 -- Lax Kw'alaams Band to host Community Project Update sessions next week NCR
September 9 -- Spirit of Lax Kw'alaams ferry being refitted
September 2 -- Democracy returns
September 1 -- Paving the way to Lax Kw'alaams


August 31 -- Lax Kw'alaams vote 'Yes' to talks
August 27 -- Lax Kw'alaams dissident calls LNG vote a joke because two-thirds of band members didn't cast ballots
August 27 -- First Nation Vote on Massive Gas Terminal called out by Band members
August 26 -- Members of Lax Kw'alaams band vote in favour of continuing LNG discussion
August 26 -- Provincial Government responds favourably to Lax Kw'alaams LNG vote
August 26 -- Lax Kw'alaams Band Votes in Favour of Continued Discussions
August 27 -- Petronas $8.5 Billion Canada Gas Plan Buoyed by Aborigina vote
August 25 -- Province Thanks Lax Kw'alaams Band for Vote on LNG
August 25 -- Lax Kw'alaams members vote 'Yes' to ongoing talks with PNW LNG
August 25 -- Lax Kw'alaams Band votes to continue negotiating with LNG project developers
August 23 -- Is This First Nation Band finally voting on a Controversial BC Gas Terminal?
August 9 -- The budding scientists of Lax Kw'alaams get their chance to discover with Science Camp August 15-19  NCR
August 4 -- Alternative transportation options outlines as Lax Kw'alaams Ferry in refit  NCR
August 3 -- Accusations of mis-information at First Nations' community meetings about Pacific Northwest LNG


July 27 -- Lax Kw'alaams community information sessions on LNG nearing an end  NCR
July 11 -- New Fire Truck for Lax Kw'alaams  NCR
July 8 -- Lax Kw'alaams looks for ferry upgrade from province  NCR
July 7 -- $20 million paving project begins today at Lax Kw'alaams  NCR
July 7 -- Lax Kw'alaams sets new dates for Pacific NorthWest LNG sessions  NCR


June 24 -- Lax Kw'alaams postpones Members Only Community info sessions on LNG  NCR
June 24 -- Lax Kw'alaams to benefit from Port Community Fund investment  NCR
June 18 -- Clarification: Lelu protestors told to get out by chiefs
June 14 -- Lax Kw'alaams to host Members Only Community Info sessions on Pacific Northwest LNG  NCR
June 8 -- Lelu Island: 101


May 18 -- Lax Kw'alaams to join forces with Saskatchewan First Nation group to enhance employment projects  NCR
May 18 -- Latest Lelu Island Letter highlights range of divisions  NCR
May 17 -- Lax Kw'alaams Dispute (video)
May 17 -- Lax Kw'alaams plans for future through Summer Student positions  NCR
May 16 -- Lelu Island protestors told to get out by Chiefs
May 12 -- Efforts to Stop Lelu Island LNG terminal reach the United Nations  NCR


April 20 -- Lelu Island delegation take concerns to Prime Minister's Office  NCR
April 19 -- Former mayor of Lax Kw’alaams upset by band's support for LNG terminal
April 18 -- BC First Nations Leaders in Ottawa to "Set the Record Straight" on LNG stance
April 18 -- Indigenous leaders head to Ottawa to oppose LNG project
April 18 -- B.C. First Nations dispute over North Coast LNG project reaches Ottawa
April 5 -- Competing factions claim to represent bands in multi-billion dollar B. C. gas export plant debate


March 25 -- What exactly is a 'nation-to-nation' relationship?
March 22 -- Lax Kw'alaams mayor reverses position on LNG project (audio)
March 21 -- Lax Kw'alaams LNG reversal (video)
March 21 -- Lelu Island's Ken Lawson hopeful CEAA delay could mean Good News (audio)
March 19 -- Lax Kw'alaams reverses position on Lelu Island, now says will suport LNG development with two conditions  NCR
March 18 -- Lax Kw'alaam Band gives green light to Pacific NorthWest - with conditions
March 18 -- Lax Kw'alaams band council offers conditional support for Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal
March 18 -- Lax Kw'alaams Band flip-flops on Pacific NorthWest LNG
March 11 -- Cabinet Minister John Rustad speaks to Tsimshian agreement, Lelu Island project and other First Nations issues  NCR


February 24 -- Ministry of Transportation to host Open House on Tuck Road project in Lax Kw'alaams NCR
February 15 -- Lelu Island Film to get Vancouver Film Festival showing tonight  NCR


January 25 -- Coalition says No to LNG project at Lelu Island
January 25 -- Powerful northern B. C.  coalition inks pact to save Skeena River from LNG plant
January 25 -- Salmon Nation Summit ends with signing of Lelu Island Declaration  NCR
January 25 -- Lelu Declaration a Major Wrench in Hardhat Premier's LNG Plans
January 5 -- New government in place in Lax Kw'alaams and quick to work for the New Year  NCR

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