Projects

First Nations Projects

For First Nations Families, Bands and Corporations

BC Ministry of Transportation and the Snuneymuxw First Nation
Review and evaluation of alternatives to log storage in the Nanaimo River Estuary.

Homalco First Nation, Campbell River, February - March 2009
Advice about environmental funding sources and approaches to evaluation of environmental effects of proposed Bute Inlet Project on Homalco First Nation interests.

BC First Nations Forestry Council, West Vancouver, 2008 - ongoing
Strategic policy planning and advisory services.

Kwantlen First Nation, Surrey, 2008 – ongoing
Review and evaluation of Environmental Assessment documentation for proposed BCTC ILM Transmission Line Project on Kwantlen Traditional Territory, and related strategic services.

Lake Babine Nation, Burns Lake, 2008 – ongoing
Evaluation of Traditional Use materials prepared by Pacific Booker Minerals for the Morrison Copper-Gold Project within Lake Babine Traditional Territory, and related strategic environmental process services.

Tlowitsis First Nation, Campbell River, 2008
Strategic analytical services with respect to Tlowitsis First Nations’ considerations of the Kokish Hydro-Electric Project.

Snuneymuxw Development Corporation, Nanaimo, BC 2008
Strategic analytical environmental and regulatory services and advice in support of due diligence in the purchasing of confidential industrial property.

II Kenum Company, Duncan, BC 2008
Environmental regulatory strategies and environmental planning, assessment and design services for the St. Ann's Cemetery and Quamichan II Sub-division Initiative, Cowichan IR#1.

Cowichan Tribes, Duncan, BC 2008
Permit application renewal services, environmental screening assessment, operational planning and reclamation planning for sand and gravel extraction at the Koksilah sand and gravel operation, Duncan, B.C.

Arthur Vickers, Koksilah, BC. 2007
Environmental Impact Assessment for studio development on CP lands on Patrolas IR #1.

Simpcw First Nation, Barrière, BC 2007
Review and evaluation environmental documentation prepared for three hydro developments within the Simpcw First Nation territory.

HG Excavating, Duncan, BC 2006
Environmental documentation and permit application services for gravel operation on Patrolas Indian Reserve.

Ka:'yu:k't'h'/Che:k'tles7et'h' Nation, Kyuquot, B.C. 2006 -2007
Risk assessment of clam consumption within harvest areas of Kyuquot.

Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group, 2005
Analysis and recommendations of co-management strategies.
Gap analysis between the Hul'qumi'num vision of resource management and current practices of governments across the core traditional territoty.

Maa-nulth Treaty Society, via Coast Forest Management Ltd. 2005
Resource diversification component of a forest resources economic opportunities study.

T’Sou-ke First Nation. 2002-2004
Strategic environmental management and regulatory services to the T’sou-Ke Nation.

Lake Cowichan First Nation. 2004
Environmental Screening Assessment (CEAA) and site planning advice for proposed lake front recreational vehicle park.

Khowutzun Mustimuhw Contractors Ltd. 2003-2006
Permit application services; environmental screening assessment, operational and reclamation planning for soil extraction and clean fill deposition. Patrolas Indian Reserve # 4, (Lot 6) Cobble Hill.

Khowutzun Mustimuhw Contractors Ltd. 2003- 2006
Permit application renewal services; environmental screening assessment, operational and reclamation planning for sand & gravel extraction, land use issue analysis & resolution. Patrolas Indian Reserve # 4, (Lot 6) Cobble Hill.

Hope & Son Enterprise, Yale.2003-2006
Environmental, regulatory and permitting services for private gravel and aggregate operation on First Nation Certificate of Possession property.

Qualark Resources Ltd, via Coast Mountain Geological Ltd. 2002- 2006
Strategic and operational environmental regulatory services re Hill’s Bar Aggregate & Placer Recovery Project at Yale, BC.


Cowichan Tribes, Duncan. 2002
Environmental assessment and documentation requirements for ATR at Kakalatza Reserve.

Cowichan Tribes, Duncan. 2002
Environmental assessment and documentation requirements for Koksilah Nursery ATR.

Nisga'a Lisims Government, New Aiyansh. 2001 - 2002
Strategic and operational services to the Department of Forest Resources.

Khowutzun Mustimuhw Contractors Ltd. 2000 - 2002
Regulatory and operational strategies, advice and services for sand & gravel extraction, concrete producing facilities and asphalt producing facilities on Cowichan Reserves, Duncan BC.

Khowutzun Mustimuhw Contractors Ltd. 1997 - 2001
Permit application services, environmental screening assessment, operational and reclamation planning for sand & gravel extraction, Patrolas Indian Reserve Number 4, Cobble Hill, B.C.

Hagwilget First Nation.1997
Environmental follow-up to EIA review of commercial shopping centre assessment

Tsawwassen First Nation. 1997
Regulatory status and feasibility analysis and strategies for proposed Tsawwassen Marina Project.

First Nations Bamberton Steering Committee via Bastion Group, Mill Bay, B.C. 1996
Environmental and land use component of aboriginal land use and cultural heritage study of the Bamberton townsite development.

Hagwilget Band, Hazleton, B.C. 1995
Environmental assessment analysis and documentation for land designation for commercial shopping centre.

Canadian Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fisheries Commission via Armstrong Resource Management. 1994
Policy, strategic and operational advice regarding integrated natural resource linkages and considerations.

Kispiox Band Council, Kispiox B.C. 1994
Environmental assessment, regulatory and management services re: proposed fish processing plant.

Seven Roses Development Ltd. 1994
Environmental Assessment screening of commercial farmers’ market outlet. Central Saanich, B.C.

Skway Indian Band, Chilliwack B.C. 1993-4
Environmental investigations and institutional analysis re: gravel pit and landfill contamination and land-use issues

Williams Family via M. McDonald, Attorney. 1993
Analysis and evaluation of documentation and decisions related to Coquitlam River dyke alignments proposed for IR#2.

Klahoose Indian Band. 1992
Environmental feasibility analysis of freshwater diversion and bottling proposal Toba Inlet and Squirrel Cove, B.C.

Nacho Nyak Dunn First Nation (Yukon). 1992
Strategic and operational implementation planning for land and natural resources component of NNDFN Land Claim Settlement Agreement.

Nacho Nyak Dunn First Nation (Yukon) via Western Development Group via Armstrong Resource Management. 1991-1992
General implementation planning for land and natural resource component of NNDFN Settlement Agreement.

Gwaalagaa Naay Development Corporation. 1992
Environmental issues analysis of fish plant at Skidegate, B.C.

Gwaalagaa Naay Development Corporation. 1991-1992
Environmental assessment screening analysis for commercial centre at Skidegate, B.C.

Taaw Naay Enterprises Ltd. via Cornerstone Planning Group. 1991
Environmental evaluation/screening for service station, convenience store and ancillary facilities, Skidegate, B.C.

 

For Others

JJM Construction Ltd. 2003
Permit application renewal services; environmental screening assessment, operational and reclamation planning for sand & gravel extraction, land use issue analysis and resolution. (Lot 3) Patrolas Indian Reserve Number 4, Cobble Hill, B.C.

Johel Brothers Contracting. 2002 –2003
Environmental regulatory and documentation services re sand and gravel development on
Malahat IR #11

Columbia Power Corporation, Victoria. 1997 - ongoing
Strategic and operational services re First Nations involvement and cooperation

Granby Group, Vancouver, BC .2000 -2002
Advice on First Nations cooperation and involvement style re North Coast development initiatives.

Confidential Client. 2001
Program for investigating the feasibility of selected uses of Kitsault Townsite.

First Nations Bamberton Steering Committee via Bastion Group, Mill Bay, B.C. 1996
Environmental and land use component of Bamberton Townsite Development Aboriginal Land Use and Cultural Heritage Study.

BC Ferry Corporation, Terminal Development and Planning Victoria, B.C. 1994-96
Strategic planning and advisory services re environmental and regulatory requirements and First Nations issues for major terminal developments and expansions (Duke Point, Tsawwassen, Horseshoe Bay, Departure Bay).

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada for Armstrong Resource Management. 1995
Comprehensive environmental assessment training for First Nations Tribal Councils and Bands (Western B.C.)..

Carallon Nursery and Landscaping, Duncan, B.C. 1994
Environmental assessment analysis and documentation for Section 58.3 application for Farmers' Market and greenhouses on Cowichan locatee lands.

Hillbank Gravel and Redi-Mix, Duncan, B.C. 1994
Environmental assessment analysis and documentation for Section 58.3 application for concrete batch plant on Cowichan locatee lands.

British Columbia Ferry Corporation. 1994
Strategic advice and services regarding First Nations concerns and interests pertaining to proposed Jack Point Ferry Terminal development.

Swan's Nest Estates Ltd. 1994
Phase I Environmental Site Assessment for 47 Acre Housing Development on Cowichan locatee lands.

Swan's Nest Estates Ltd. 1994
Environmental Assessment analysis and documentation for Section 58.3 application for 47 Acre Housing Development on Cowichan locatee lands.

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada via Pottinger Gaherty Ltd. 1994
Gitksan Environmental Issues Survey, North Central B.C.

Dog House Restaurant Ltd., Duncan, B.C. 1993
Environmental Assessment Screening Report for restaurant development on Indian Reserve Land.

Shelter Bay Development Corporation via Pottinger Gaherty Ltd. 1993
* Environmental strategic and regulatory services for sewage trunk line siting and construction, Westbank, B.C.
* Environmental strategic and regulatory services for multiple residential/commercial/resort property development, Westbank, B.C.

Price Club (Canada) Ltd. 1992-3
Environmental assessment and regulatory services and strategies for a major commercial warehouse facility. Saanichton B.C.

Salish Developments via Pottinger Gaherty Ltd. 1992.
Environmental assessment advice re: shopping mall siting, Westbank, B.C.

First Sky West Ltd. 1992.
Preparation of concept plans and project prospectus on confidential resource marketing program.

West Georgia Enterprises Ltd. 1991-92.
Environmental Assessment and Regulatory Services for Popkum Recreational and Residential Development, Popkum, B.C. (Includes golf courses, marina, resort, subdivisions, etc.)

Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fish via Armstrong Environmental Management Consultants. 1992.
Marine Resource Strategy Analysis for B.C. with emphasis on Native Cooperative Management Potentials.

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (LR&T). 1991.
Environmental Analysis of Snowcap Waters Ltd. proposal for water diversion and bulk export from Tzela Creek, Toba Inlet B.C.

Ministry of Native Affairs. 1991.
Analysis of Ministry views on Native resource management: interim measures and co-management; analysis of implications of McEachern fiduciary opinion; evaluation of integrated resource management terms of reference and selected proposals.

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (LR&T). 1991.
Briefing Seminar on British Columbia Native issues, including coast-wide fisheries initiatives, resource co-management, and selected specific issues.

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (LR&T.) 1991.
Environmental Analysis of B.C. Pulpwood Agreement #13 and of Louisiana Pacific's cutting plans for P.A. #13.

Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd. 1990.
Native Affairs Advice re: North Vancouver Island Kelp Harvesting Proposal.
Native Affairs Advice re: confidential mid-coast Independent Power Project.