Last month, some of Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNRL) operations were shut down after being linked to tremors in northern BC. After earthquakes rattled Fort St.
Human Rights Day was celebrated on December 10 by people marching through the streets of Winnipeg to raise awareness about the impacts that hydroelectric development has had on northern Manitoba communities. Wa Ni Ska Tan is an alliance of hydro-impacted communities that
The First Nations Major Projects Coalition is taking the lead on ventures to better control their economic futures. The first project the coalition is working on is the roughly $300-million Kenney Dam Water Release Facility.
Simpcw First Nation, about 80 kilometres north of Kamloops, BC, signed a mutual benefit agreement (MBAs) with Kinder Morgan when it owned the 1,500-km Trans Mountain pipeline.
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
LNG Canada is building the largest private-sector investment project in Canadian history at Kitimat, BC. The $40 billion project was approved in October.
The Squamish First Nation has approved a benefits agreement with Woodfibre LNG in which the First Nation would receive over $225 million in cash over 40 years. The Squamish First Nation's council voted eight to six to support the project.
Coastal GasLink, a subsidiary of TransCanada Corporation, has filed a court injunction application stating that progress has been impeded on its pipeline project.
Hearings about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project have been held in Calgary and will be held in Victoria from November 26-29 and in Nanaimo, B.C., from December 3-6.
Chiefs of Alberta's First Nations voted unanimously to support Bill C-69. The First Nations support the legislation because it provides Indigenous communities with a greater say about development.