October 01 2014 | Article from the G&M outlining the new deal between the Federal Government and three First Nations, the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations over the Jericho Lands.
“David Eby, MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey, said he was heartened to learn that a deal had been made regarding the Jericho Lands.
‘There had been a lot of people in the community, myself included, that believed this land would be tied up in negotiations – potentially in court – for many years,’ he said. ‘There’s a very clear and well-established traditional use of this land by First Nations. They were certainly entitled to it and it sounds like they received a fair share of their lands. It was certainly a surprise to hear that it has happened at all, let alone so quickly.'”
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