Frequently Asked Questions
Q. - What is the first step in the ratification
The first step in the ratification process will require acceptance
of the Final Agreement by the Maa-nulth First Nations. A community
approval process will be initiated by each Maa-nulth First Nation.
This will include: meetings, bulletins, website updates and telephone
Q. - What would happen if the Maa-nulth First
Nations ratify the Final Agreement?
If the Maa-nulth First Nation communities ratify the Final Agreement,
British Columbia will then proceed through its ratification process.
Settlement legislation will be introduced into the Legislative Assembly,
where it will be debated.
Q. - What would happen if British Columbia ratifies
the Final Agreement?
If British Columbia ratifies the Final Agreement, then Canada will
proceed through its ratification process. Settlement legislation would
be introduced in Parliament, where it will be debated.
Q. - When would the Final Agreement become a
Once enacted through legislation, the Final Agreement will become
Q. - What will Maa-nulth Communicate to membership?
Over the next several months we will communicate the following:
Historical information of our people,
Ratification Procedures (Taking it to a Vote), and
Impact on our future generations.
“Our commitment is to answer every question
asked by membership.”