By Stephanie Wood
Haíɫzaqv elected and hereditary governments have signed a $37-million investment agreement with the Crown on Haíɫzaqv (Heiltsuk) territory.
The funds, announced Thursday, will be invested into four priority house posts, meaning four priority areas of investment. The house posts are self-government; housing and infrastructure; economic development; and language revitalization and preservation.
To Haíɫzaqv, these four house posts aren't only meant to support the community. They're meant to uphold the promise of reconciliation with Canada, and to help redress socio-economic imbalances caused by colonization. Read More