PRINCE RUPERT, BC, June 23 /CNW/ -
What: Ridley Terminals Inc, a federal Crown Corporation in Prince
Rupert, BC and the Coast Tsimshian First Nation, will sign a
unique, groundbreaking economic Opportunities Agreement.
The agreement has the potential to become a model for positive,
proactive relationship development and new economic partnerships
between First Nations and the private sector all across the
The agreement will provide First Nations in this community the
opportunity to build business capabilities and develop new skills.
First Nations represent over 60% of the population in the Prince
Rupert area and are also the fastest growing demographic.
The signing of the agreement will be undertaken as a traditional
Where: Chances Casino Meeting Rooms
240 West 1st Ave, Prince Rupert, BC
When: Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 10:00 AM
Media availability immediately following ceremony. Also available
for telephone interviews, as well as in-studio Vancouver Friday
Who: Daniel D. Veniez, Chairman, Ridley Terminals Inc., a federal Crown
John Helin, Chief Councillor of the Lax Kw'alaams First Nation
Harold Leighton, Chief Councillor, Metlakatla First Nation
Calvin Helin, Author, Dances with Dependency
For further information:
For further information: or to schedule media interviews: Tim Crowhurst,
(604) 724-0100; Calvin Helin, (604) 644-8810