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New Pre-Application Engagement Process for Oil & Gas Activities

BUICK, B.C., June 30, 2023 - Blueberry River First Nations (Blueberry) Chief and Council and the Blueberry Lands Department are happy to report that an important action as a result of the Blueberry Implementation Agreement is now taking place.

The January 2023 Blueberry River First Nations Implementation Agreement required the development of a new consultation process with Blueberry on oil and gas activities. Blueberry and the BC Energy Regulator (BCER) have collaborated on the new BRFN/BCER consultation process, including new information requirements and pre-application engagement expectations.

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Blueberry River First Nations announces new Blueberry River Resources CEO

BUICK, B.C., May 30, 2023 – Chief Desjarlais and Blueberry River First Nations (Blueberry) are pleased to introduce Glen Pratt as the new CEO of Blueberry River Resources Ltd., created as an independent entity to advance the economic and sustainability priorities of the Nation.

Glen Pratt joins Blueberry River Resources with significant experience in economic development, governance, and leadership. Most recently, Glen served for five years as CEO of George Gordon Developments Ltd., the economic development entity of the George Gordon First Nation in Saskatchewan, where he is a Member.

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Five First Nations reach settlement with B.C., federal governments on Treaty Land Entitlement claims

On April 15, 2023, Blueberry River First Nations and four other B.C. Treaty 8 Nations, alongside provincial and federal government representatives, announced settlement agreements of the Nations’ Treaty Land Entitlements claims. The settlements resolve long-standing claims that these First Nations did not receive all the lands owed to them under Treaty 8, which they signed in 1899.
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Blueberry River First Nations launches new brand and website

BUICK, B.C., March 8, 2023 – Blueberry River First Nations (Blueberry) has unveiled its new brand, which includes a modern logo and a new website: blueberryfn.com. The new brand elements symbolize Blueberry’s traditional and cultural way of life, while the new website is an important tool for communicating developments and updates to Blueberry members and the wider public at this exciting time for the Nation.  
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Province, Blueberry River First Nations Reach Agreement

The B.C. government and Blueberry River First Nations have reached a historic agreement that will guide them forward in a partnership approach to land, water and resource stewardship that ensures Blueberry River members can meaningfully exercise their Treaty 8 rights, and provide stability and predictability for industry in the region.
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