Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Municipal Government 2019 -- Metlakatla

Our quick reference and archive of items from Metlakatla

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Community Profile

First Nations Financial Transparency Act

Financial Statement
Remuneration Schedule

News items for 2019


December 19 -- Holiday period means civic closures, here's the list for Prince Rupert and area NCR
December 18 -- Lax Kw'alaams and Metlakatla ferry schedules in place for Holiday season NCR


November 19 -- Prince Rupert Airport to showcase First Nations culture in New Year  NCR
November 18 -- Metlakatla's successful work on water treatment makes for latest review from National tainted water series  NCR
November 8 -- Cedar Village elder's housing in Prince Rupert Opens (video)
November 8 -- New Affordable Housing Options for Elders in Prince Rupert
November 8 -- Metlakatla 'breaking the glass ceiling' with senior's housing
November 7 -- Cedar Village Elders Development has opened
November 7 -- Official Opening of Cedar Village charts path to December occupancy  NCR


October 31 -- Nominations Now Open for Metlakatla Development Corporation Board of Directors  NCR
October 9 -- North Coast First Nations announce new initiative on climate goals related to LNG and Hydro development  NCR


September 26 -- Monday marks start of work for new Metlakatla Council  NCR
September 25 -- Cedar Village Housing extends deadline for applications for new Elders/Seniors Village  NCR
September 16 -- City of Prince Rupert, Metlakatla First Nation and Lax Kw'alaams Band sign relationship protocol  NCR


August 28 -- Metlakatla voters return Harold Leighton to Chief Councillors position; select their six councillors for next four years of governance  NCR
August 28 -- Election Day for Metlakatla NCR
August 23 -- Metlakatla election campaign nears end with vote Wednesday  NCR
August 20 -- Cedar Village Housing Society opens applications for new Elders/Seniors residence on Green Street  NCR
August 8 -- NDIT approves grant funding towards Metlakatla Trail remediation project  NCR
August 2 -- Coastal Shellfish awaits Government approval for seedling site  NCR


July 30 -- Fishery Closures bring Advisory from Metlakatla Aquatic Resources  NCR
July 26 -- Fisheries agreement with Coastal First Nations part of Federal reconciliation goals  NCR
July 22 -- Work underway on Metlakatla Wilderness Trail rebuild  NCR
July 22 -- New protocol agreement will see Lax Kw'alaams and Metlakatla work as one to protect environment in traditional territory  NCR
July 19 -- Sockeye concerns continue to grow on North Coast  NCR
July 12 -- Canada officially sells off Ridley Terminals stake
July 12 -- Canada divests from Prince Rupert's Ridley coal terminal, First Nations to get portion
July 12 -- Ridley Terminals gets new owners, as Federal Government divests ownership of North Coast Industrial mainstay  NCR
July 4 -- Cedar Village Housing Society issues call for Board Members  NCR


June 21 -- National Indigenous Day kicks off on Prince Rupert Waterfront  NCR
June 21 -- Metlakatla to seek grant funding for Trail repairs  NCR
June 17 -- Stage is set for campaigning as Metlakatla announces nominations for August election  NCR
June 14 -- Preliminary list of candidates for Metlakatla Chief and Council elections released
June 9 -- Indigenous Utilities Regulation Inquiry community session to be hosted Monday
June 8 -- Political moves behind opposition to Nasoga Gulf question: Nisga'a Nation  NCR
June 7 -- Nasoga Gulf Dispute (video)
June 7 -- Nisga'a say politics behind land purchase opposition
June 7 -- Coast Tsimshian propose Collaboration in dispute with Nisga'a over Nasoga Gulf lands
June 7 -- Coast Tsimshian Tribes set up info blockade on Highway 16 at Kasiks in territory dispute with Nisga'a, B.C. government
June 7 -- Lands not for sale: Coast Tsimshian blockade
June 7 -- Coast Tsimshian release demands and shared solutions on land dispute with Nisga'a
June 7 -- Tsimshian blockage spreads offer of collaboration on Nasoga Gulf lands
June 7 -- Provincial funding to help First Nations negotiate education agreements with school boards
June 7 -- Tsimshian bands joining up for information blockade west of Terrace on proposed land sale
June 7 -- Coast Tsimshian protest sale of land to Nisga'a
June 7 -- Nine Tribes of the Coast Tsimshian outline their solution to the Nasoga Gulf Controversy  NCR
June 7 -- Coastal First Nations seek province to engage in Nasoga Gulf controversy NCR
June 6 -- Coast Tsimshian to hold information blockade on land transfer to Nisga'a
June 6 -- Coast Tsimshian plan information blockade along Highway 16
June 6 -- Harold Leighton and John Helin: NDP betraying First Nations by trying to sell our land to Nisga'a 
June 4 -- Indigenous voices finally heard with final MMIWG report, says Northwest BC advocate
June 4 -- Nasoga Gulf question, economic development and reconciliation discussions among the themes for Community Information sessions ahead for Lax Kw'alaams Members  NCR


May 27 -- 7th Avenue East road rehabilitation project to start this week  NCR
May 23 -- Metlakatla Wilderness Trail to remain closed for 2019  NCR
May 22 -- Metlakatla prepares to head towards elections in August  NCR
May 20 -- Coastal Training Centre to offer Health Care Assistant program  NCR


April 11 -- Metlakatla organizes Cemetery clean up day for April 27  NCR


March 28 -- Lax Kw'alaams, Metlakatla oppose commercial herring fishery
March 27 -- Second cedar hat lowered on Metlakatla Seniors' Housing
March 25 -- Herring opening for Prince Rupert area spawns action from Lax Kw'alaams  NCR
March 25 -- City Council to get look at Metlakatla Development plans for South Side of Kaien Island  NCR
March 20 -- Metlakatla makes note of Final Day Voting stations for ongoing Electoral Code Vote process NCR
March 18 -- Metlakatla raise the roof on seniors' housing development
March 14 -- Topping off a few weeks of good news on the housing front in Prince Rupert  NCR
March 12 -- Rupert career fair (video)
March 8 -- Metlakata Elders/Seniors project continues to take shape
March 7 -- Clam Harvesting themes to be explored at Community meeting for Metlakatla members this month  NCR
March 6 -- Coast Tsimshian Career Fair set for March 14th at Prince Rupert Civic Centre  NCR
March 2 -- 35th Anniversary for Ridley Terminals makes for bounty of cash for North Coast communities/groups   NCR
March 1 -- Ridley Terminals Inc. investing $1 million in Northcoast communities to honour 35th anniversary


February 28 -- Metlakatla transitions treaty negotiations to Stage 5 
February 28 -- Ridley Terminal donations (video)
February 28 -- Ridley Terminals donates $1 million to community projects
February 28 -- Metlakatla and Federal, Provincial governments move to final stage of treaty discussions  NCR
February 25 -- Metlakatla members exploring issues of First Nations citizenship NCR
February 20 -- First Nations leaders welcome provincial gaming funds


January 31 -- Metlakatla Fly Over NCR
January 22 -- Metlakatla reschedules Treaty Community Meetings for February NCR
January 17 -- With Port of Prince Rupert moratorium, Lelu Island marine areas to be off limits for future development  NCR
January 10 -- Metlakatla First Nation set for Treaty updates through January  NCR

Archive of items from 2018
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