Metlakatla optimistic that settlement with Port could come before the New Year

Only a few issues apparently stand in the way of a final settlement agreement between the Metlakatla Band and the Prince Rupert Port Authority.

The elected chief of Metlakatla Harold Leighton has updated the discussion stage thus far by suggesting that he is hopeful that all of the remaining issues will be addressed before the end of December.

Still unresolved between the two sides is the question of the environmental impact of the Ports phase two plans on the Metlakatla band, one of the key issues that has framed the debate for the bulk of this year…

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