News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
June 9, 2020  

Alberta First Nations appeal suspension of monitoring in oilpatch

Appeal argues suspensions were made without any rationale linking specific activities to COVID-19 risks.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
June 5, 2020  

First Nations, environmentalists ask for restart of oilpatch monitoring

Companies no longer have to monitor fumes released by burning, or look for and repair leaks of methane, a greenhouse gas.

News Government Oil & Gas General
May 14, 2020  

Chiefs, governments to sign rights understanding after BC pipeline protests

Memorandum doesn’t address Wet’suwet’en opposition to the pipeline, part of a $40-billion LNG export terminal project in Kitimat.

News Government Oil & Gas General
December 19, 2019  

Indigenous opposition to pipeline shouldn’t outweigh others: Provinces

Court heard from four Indigenous groups from British Columbia on Trans Mountain.

News Government Oil & Gas General
December 16, 2019  

First Nation alleges Ottawa withheld info during Trans Mountain consultation

Indigenous groups arguing in the court the Canadian government predetermined the outcome before its latest approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline.

News Manufacturing Metals General
November 7, 2019  

BC should demand miners pay cleanup costs up front: Study

Rules review to ensure taxpayers aren’t stuck with the costs of cleaning up or caring for abandoned mines.

News Energy General
August 14, 2019  

Canada to fund Indigenous groups’ energy projects in BC, Alberta

Money will be provided through the Indigenous Natural Resource Partnerships program.

News Oil & Gas General
July 25, 2019  

Indigenous pipeline bidder launches ‘listening tour’ along Trans Mountain route

Former chief proposing ownership of at least 51% of the federal government-owned pipeline be shared among all participating Indigenous communities in B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan.

News Energy Manufacturing General
July 10, 2019  

First Nations challenge pipeline: claims bias meant improper consultations

The federal government approved the expansion again in June after a second round of consultations.

News Food & Beverage General
July 4, 2019  

Ontario to issue 50 new cannabis store licences, eight to go to First Nations

Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario will hold a new lottery on Aug. 20 for the next 42 retail store authorizations.

News Oil & Gas General
June 11, 2019  

Alberta bill in fall to help First Nations invest in energy projects

The province to provide $1 billion to provide financial backstops and loan guarantees.

News Government General
April 25, 2019  

JWR: Feds want to just ‘manage the problem’ of Indigenous Peoples

Former AG torched Trudeau government in speech to indigenous council.

News Food & Beverage General
April 16, 2019  

Tax, licensing standing in the way of Indigenous cannabis entrepreneurs

Reserve politics and jurisdictional issues have complicated legalization in Indigenous communities.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
March 13, 2019  

Clearwater and 14 First Nations reach 50-year Arctic surf clam deal

Agreement protects existing fishery jobs while creating economic and employment opportunities.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
January 16, 2019  

Wait until Trans Mountain pipe built before buying in, Indigenous investors told

Uncertainty around regulatory hurdles a stumbling block for First Nations investors.

News Government Oil & Gas General
January 14, 2019  

RCMP to review arrests at BC pipeline blockade and create temporary detachment

The RCMP will conduct a review of arrests at a pipeline protest.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
January 10, 2019  

Trudeau touts controversial pipeline project in speech to supporters in BC

The PM was heckled by Indigenous protestors over arrests at a pipeline blockade in northwestern BC.

News Oil & Gas General
January 8, 2019  

RCMP arrest 14 people in northern BC over anti-LNG pipeline protest

TransCanada subsidiary Coastal GasLink says it has signed agreements with all First Nations along the route for LNG Canada’s $40-billion liquefied natural gas project in Kitimat.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 5, 2018  

New Trans Mountain pipeline review doomed to fail: Vancouver mayor elect

Too rushed, including a week-long window for Indigenous groups and others to apply to participate.

News Government General
November 1, 2018  

‘Good hearted’ response after Saskatchewan First Nation water plant burns

Officials were to meet with engineers Thursday to discuss options for a new treatment plant.

News General
October 15, 2018  

U of Saskatchewan partners with First Nation on climate change research

First of four automated stations will record and share data on temperature, rainfall, humidity, air pressure and wind.

News Energy Manufacturing General
April 23, 2018  

Canada mishandling nuclear waste plans, environmentalists, Indigenous leaders warn

Both are calling on the Atomic Energy Agency to investigate waste management practices.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
December 14, 2014  

Let’s follow the Fathers of Confederation

Some provinces are injuring their own potential by simplistically and reflexively opposing sensible economic opportunities.