New Congress Dates: IMPAC5 is confirmed for 23–30 June 2022

Protecting our Coast. Building our Economy.

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The Coastal First Nations Great Bear Initiative (CFN) promotes community self-sufficiency and sustainable economic development on BC’s North and Central Coast and Haida Gwaii.

CFN communities are working together to build a strong, conservation-based economy that recognizes their Title and Rights and protects their culture and ecosystems.

Whytecliff Park, West Vancouver
Whytecliff Park, West Vancouver Photo: Luc Tribolet

Coastal First Nations Support:

  • Planning for marine and land resources in the Great Bear region
  • Increased local control and management of forestry and fisheries
  • Sustainable development through ecosystem-based management
  • Capacity building in CFN communities
  • Partnerships with government, industry, environmental groups and others

Coastal First Nations

Humpback whale
Humpback whale, Mexico, Pacific Ocean Photo: Jason Speck


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