The referendum confirmed the BC government's long-standing principle
that private property (fee simple land) is not on the negotiation
table, except on a willing-buyer, willing-seller basis. In urban areas
where Crown land is limited, private property available from willing
sellers may be critical to achieving final treaties.
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treaty table has an Openness Protocol that sets out times
that the general public may attend negotiations. Open main
table negotiation sessions are frequent, advertised in local
media and listed below. Members of the public are invited
to attend and observe these sessions. Many sessions include
an open question and answer period.