Leaders from B.C. First Nations, including the Nine Allied Tribes of Lax Kw'alaams, have traveled to New York City to seek support from the United Nations in their bid to prevent Federal Government approval of a proposed liquified natural gas plant.
The Wet'suwet'en First Nation saw a massive groundswell of support from across British Columbia following rumours that the RCMP was preparing to move on a camp that stands in the way of proposed gas and oil pipelines.
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the west coast of Canada have been heralded as economic salvation for the province of British Columbia.
With US shale gas dominating the headlines of the energy media for the past several years, Canadian gas has been somewhat overshadowed.
VICTORIA - A British Columbia First Nation says the provincial government is dragging its feet when it comes to consulting with aboriginal people about proposed liquefied-natural-gas developments, including revenue sharing.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - JANUARY 20, 2014
WET'SUWET'EN FIRST NATION WARNS PREMIER CHRISTY CLARK TO BEGIN CROWN CONSULTATION ON NEW LNG INDUSTRY IMMEDIATELY