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BHP signs deal with First Nations – StarPhoenix

Pact attached to Jansen Project

Oct 8, 2014

Sheryl Kayseas sees the Opportunities Agreement for First Nation participation in BHP’s Jansen Potash Project as an opportunity to create a better life for her community.

“The most important part for me is it will open doors for our children,” said Kayseas, a band councillor for Fishing Lake First Nation, which signed the deal with BHP along with Beardy’s Okemasis First Nation. “There is going to be a lot of opportunities for years to come and our band members are going to benefit.”

The agreement creates mutually beneficial opportunities in employment, business and community development arising from BHP Billiton’s Jansen Potash Project.

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