The Province reports progress made under the Accords through reporting on
New Relationships with Aboriginal People and Communities in British Columbia – Annual Report on Progress, which spans the fiscal year, reports on the partnerships between the province, First Nations, Métis and Aboriginal people and organizations to improve social and economic outcomes for Aboriginal people across B.C.
Highlights of their collective efforts include
- Foundational achievements
- Strategies for the future
- Plans and strategies being implemented
- Community perspectives
Annual Progress reports:
The Measuring Outcomes report addresses a provincial commitment to track the social and economic outcomes of Aboriginal people in B.C. in order to measure progress toward closing the socio-economic gaps that exist between Aboriginal people and other British Columbians.
Updates from the Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation.
- The New Relationship Review – Minister Abbott's Newsletter – Summer 2010
Includes renaming of Haida Gwaii, signing a final agreement with three of the Treaty 8 First Nations, Four Host First Nations Day and more.
- The New Relationship Review – Minister de Jong's Newsletter – Spring 2009
Includes B.C. Treaty Momentum, the First-Ever B.C. Aboriginal Business Awards Honour Achievements in Business, and more.
- The New Relationship Review – Minister de Jong's Newsletter – Summer/Fall 2008
Includes Maa-nulth Final Agreement tour, Aboriginal Leaders gathering, NAIG 2008, and more.
- The New Relationship Review – Minister de Jong's Newsletter – Spring 2008
Includes the Musqueam Reconciliation, Settlement and Benefits Agreement, support for the Stehiyáq Healing and Wellness Village, the Economic Benefits Agreement between the Province of British Columbia and four Treaty 8 First Nations, and more.
- The New Relationship Review – Special Edition 2007
Includes a review of six First Nations who achieved historical treaty success in 2007.
- Discussion Paper on Instructions for Implementing the New Relationship – 2005
In 2005 the Province and the First Nations Leadership Council entered into a New Relationship based on respect, recognition and accommodation of aboriginal title and rights; respect for each others respective laws and responsibilities; and for the reconciliation of Aboriginal and Crown titles and jurisdictions. The parties agreed to establish new processes and institutions for shared decision-making regarding land and resources and for revenue and benefit sharing.
Aboriginal Women and Girls
- Aboriginal Affairs Working Group Report – 2010
A Framework for Action in Education, Economic Development and Violence Against Aboriginal Women & Girls prepared by the Aboriginal Affairs Working Group.
- Aboriginal Employment Community Engagement Summary Report – 2009
This summary report provides information on best practices and gaps in current Aboriginal employment programming in British Columbia, as provided by a variety of Aboriginal employment stakeholders in focus groups, interviews and surveys that took place in November and December 2008.
Economic and Business Development
Urban and Off-Reserve Aboriginals