First Nations Fisheries

A United Voice for First Nations Fisheries

 

The Assembly brings together First Nations leaders, community members, and fisheries and natural resources staff from across the province on an annual basis to receive updates on the work of the FNFC and engage in strategic discussions on operational, policy and legislative issues related to fisheries. This year’s event will include participation from both First Nations and government partners.

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REGISTRATION:

Online registration for this event is required. Please register by Monday, October 23, 2017 at http://www.createsurvey.com/s/sZnRms/

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ACCOMMODATIONS:

Participants are responsible for booking their own accommodations. Courtesy rates have been set up at 2 hotels in downtown Victoria. Space is limited, so it’s recommended that reservations be made as soon as possible. Please note that the drive between the hotels and the venue is approximately 20 minutes.

 

Best Western Plus Carlton Plaza Hotel

Manami Watson: 250-413-2193 / Elsa McIntosh: 250-413-2191

www.bestwesterncarltonplazahotel.com

Rooms are available for $89.00 + Tax per night. $5.00 per day parking. On site restaurant (The Ruby) open for breakfast and lunch (6am to 3pm).

Guests must speak with Manami Watson (Sales Coordinator) or Elsa McIntosh (Admin Assistant) quoting group name First Nations Fisheries Council.

Courtesy rate expires at noon on October 12, 2017.

 

Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour

Reservations: 1-888-236-2427

www.marriottvictoria.com

Rooms are available for $145.00 + Tax per night. $16 per day for self-parking and $20 per day for valet. On site restaurant (Fire & Water Fish and Chop House) open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Health Club on site with pool, hot tub, steam room and fitness centre.

Please quote group name First Nations Fisheries Council.

The number of guestrooms available is based on hotel availability and is at the hotel’s discretion. As a result, the group rate may become unavailable, so booking soon is recommended.

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TRAVEL SUBSIDIES:

A limited number of travel subsidies will be available to assist participants who would like to attend the FNFC Annual General Assembly but do not have access to adequate funding (only one subsidy per organization or community will be considered). Requests are approved on a rolling basis, so early application is recommended. Subsidy amounts may vary depending on the number of funding requests received.

Please contact the FNFC at 778-379-6470 (tel) or info@fnfisheriescouncil.ca to request an online travel subsidy application form. The deadline to submit travel applications is Thursday, October 12, 2017.

Please review the FNFC Travel Guidelines when applying for travel subsidy and arranging your travel (includes conditions and maximum reimbursable amounts).

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Quick recap of important dates:

October 12: Travel subsidy application deadline (please read FNFC Travel Guidelines and email info@fnfisheriescouncil.ca to request application form)

October 12: Hotel courtesy rate expires

October 23: Assembly registration deadline. Register here:  http://www.createsurvey.com/s/sZnRms/

November 7-8: FNFC Annual General Assembly at Songhees First Nation, Victoria

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Thank you, we look forward to seeing you in November!