By Tom Summer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation met with the Peace River Regional District at their July 20 board meeting, reiterating the province’s intentions in regards to land transfers in Northeast BC. Effectively communicating the process of Treaty Land Entitlement under Treaty 8 and Site C tripartite land agreements were the two key topics discussed at the presentation by ministry representatives Dale Morgan, Regional Executive Director, and Tara Forest, Senior Resource Coordination Officer. Forest said while some of the information presented isn’t new, TLE and Site C land agreements are a multi-year process, and the ministry wants to build understanding and is willing to engage with members of the public, local government, and other interest groups. “We want to make sure there is
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