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Five first nations reach pre-treaty land deal with B.C. government

Dirk Meissner, The Globe and Mail/The Canadian Press, Tuesday, Feb. 26 2013No Justice Stolen Land button

A parking lot near the British Columbia legislature in Victoria and the current site of a government liquor store in nearby Esquimalt are two of several Vancouver Island properties slated to be transferred to five first nations in advance of treaty settlements.

The land agreements are all on southern Vancouver Island, as are the five first nations involved. Read the rest of this entry