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Tahltan First Nation signs deal for run-of-river power projects in northwestern B.C. (The Province)

A British Columbia First Nation whose territory includes some of the province's most majestic and resource rich lands signed revenue-sharing agreements Tuesday with the provincial government while declaring its fierce determination to oppose developments considered threats to their homelands.

Tahltan Central Council president Annita McPhee called signing two clean energy hydro-electric projects in northwest B.C. historic, and said it signals that the Tahltan people are willing to embrace development — but only on their terms.

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