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Huu-ay-aht leaders pleased with participation numbers in the referendum vote

On behalf of Executive Council and Huu-ay-aht’s hereditary leaders, Chief Councillor Robert J. Dennis Sr. would like to thank citizens for taking part in the Sarita LNG referendum and participate in such an important democratic process. We are very pleased that 224 citizens took time out of their day to vote on this important decision. […]

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Huu-ay-aht Citizens Approve Sarita LNG project

Huu-ay-aht First Nations citizens made history on Saturday when they became the first British Columbia Nation to approve the co-management development of a liquefied natural gas facility. With 70 per cent support in a referendum on Saturday, March 25, citizens show resounding faith in Huu-ay-aht Ḥaw̓iiḥ (Hereditary Chiefs) and elected Executive Council’s vision, and the […]

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Huu-ay-aht makes investment in future with new initiatives

It is a priority of Huu-ay-aht First Nations that citizens are healthy, proud, and self-reliant. It is for this reason that Executive Council is excited to announce two new initiatives. This spring, Huu-ay-aht government will be expanding the living wage program to include employees working for the Huu-ay-aht Group of Businesses. In 2014, Huu-ay-aht became […]

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Huu-ay-aht allocates funds to elders and education and training program

Taking care of its citizens is a priority for Huu-ay-aht First Nations, and therefore Executive Council is proud to announce two initiatives that will improve the quality of life for members of the Nation. The government is creating an education and training fund of $2 million if there is a yes vote on the proposed […]

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