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Huu-ay-aht leaders represent initiative of interest to Nation at UBCM

A delegation from Huu-ay-aht First Nations will join other leadership at this week’s Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) in Whistler this week. UBCM is an opportunity for provincial leaders to discuss topics of interest on a local level. This year Chief Councillor Robert R. Dennis Sr., Councillor Sheila Charles, and Councillor Trevor Cootes will attend … Continue reading Huu-ay-aht leaders represent initiative of interest to Nation at UBCM

Huu-ay-aht and Western Forest Products continue to work together pursuant to the Reconciliation Protocol Agreement

Huu-ay-aht First Nations and Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX: WEF) announce that they are working together to explore potential alternative ownership structures in Huu-ay-aht’s traditional territories pursuant to the Reconciliation Protocol Agreement. This collaborative effort may also involve other First Nations with traditional territories in the Alberni Valley over the next several years. Western and … Continue reading Huu-ay-aht and Western Forest Products continue to work together pursuant to the Reconciliation Protocol Agreement

Canada and British Columbia pledge significant funds to Social Services Project

Working with Indigenous communities and partners to improve the well-being of children, and keeping families together remains one of the federal government’s most important priorities. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced $4.2 million in funding to support the Huu-ay-aht First Nations Social Services Project on child and family services. The Province … Continue reading Canada and British Columbia pledge significant funds to Social Services Project

Č̓iin̓uł (Pole-unveiling) Celebration POSTPONED

Due to structural challenges in the installation process, Huu-ayaht First Nations has decided to postpone the č̓iin̓uł (pole-unveiling) celebration The 7,000-pound totem pole raising, scheduled for Friday, August 17 at The Motel in Bamfield, will be rescheduled for a later date, which is still to be determined. Huu-ay-aht wants to be sure that thorough engineering … Continue reading Č̓iin̓uł (Pole-unveiling) Celebration POSTPONED

Nation swears in Tribunal’s Vice Chair, Brent Mullin

On Wednesday, July 4, Tayii Ḥaw̓ił ƛiišin (Derek Peters) swore in a new member of Huu-ay-aht's tribunal. Lawyer Brent Mullin took the oath and will begin his duties as the vice chair of the Tribunal immediately. Mullin has 35 years’ experience as a lawyer and adjudicator with the province of British Columbia. Most recently, he … Continue reading Nation swears in Tribunal’s Vice Chair, Brent Mullin