Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized to First Nations leaders gathered at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) for his government not doing an acceptable job in consulting on the Trans Mountain pipeline. He stressed the importance of working with First Nations in partnership, and h
The National Energy Board's (NEB) reconsideration hearings have ended, and the question of meaningful consultation with Indigenous people over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is being addressed. A total of 25 different tribal councils, communities, and individuals spoke ab
Canada's Natural Resources Minister told reporters that the federal government sees the extent of its responsibility to First Nations consisting of consultation and accommodation, but that getting their consent for major resource projects is not required.
The Federal Court of Appeal has ruled 2-1 that the government's approval of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline is invalid thanks to inadequate consultation with first nations.
A proposal to build condominiums on land sacred to the Algonquin Nation will put the Federal Government's commitement to First Nations to the test. The Zibi project would be built on two islands in the Ottawa River and an adjacent parcel of riverfront land in Gatineau.
Strong arm tactics strain resource development that could benefit all.
NDP Aboriginal relations critic Doug Donaldson: B.C. First Nations have shown a willingness to be part of natural resource development -- so why continue to hammer projects through?
Premier Clark Promises Meaningful Consultation with First Nations, including Wet'suwet'en First Nation, on New LNG Industry
WET'SUWET'EN TERRITORY, BROMAN LAKE, BC, Jan. 24, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - JANUARY 20, 2014
WET'SUWET'EN FIRST NATION WARNS PREMIER CHRISTY CLARK TO BEGIN CROWN CONSULTATION ON NEW LNG INDUSTRY IMMEDIATELY
On Behalf of LRWC, the Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group, Amnesty International and the VPL you are invited to:
FIRST NATIONS’ PUBLIC TALK SERIES: Jan 30th, 2014 – 7pm
CONSENT OR CONSULTATION: EXAMINING THE GAP
FIRST NATIONS’ RIGHTS: THE GAP BETWEEN LAW AND PRACTICE
First Nations Consultation and Accommodation Best Practices.