Toquaht Nation ponders ACRD

A fourth First Nation is considering joining the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District.

Toquaht Nation Coun

Toquaht Nation Coun

A fourth First Nation is considering joining the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District.

Toquaht Nation Coun. Kirsten Johnsen said that the Toquaht are considering taking a spot at the board table.

“Right now we’re doing observer status just to observe and see what the time commitments are and see what the ACRD is all about. We’re looking forward to joining and getting our voices heard,” said Johnsen. The Toquaht signed the Maa-nulth Treaty in 2011.

“We had 10 years to join so this is a five year point,” she said.

“We concentrated on getting our government up and running so now we’re looking outside.”

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