It’s hard not to respect people who look adversity in the face and appear to laugh at it.
July 15, 2019, 7:24 AM MDT
Led by the Department of Finance, the federal government has launched an engagement process with Indigenous groups concerning how it should explore opportunities for greater Indigenous involvement in the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
July 11, 2019, 4:33 PM MDT
July 10, 2019, 10:52 AM MDT
The Indigenous backers of a proposed multi-use energy corridor from Alberta to the West Coast of British Columbia are looking for direction from the National Energy Board about how to proceed following federal government approval of Bills C-69 and C-48.
July 9, 2019, 7:10 AM MDT
The federal government knows there is interest among Indigenous groups in acquiring an equity interest in the Trans Mountain pipeline but wants to make sure all communities have the capacity to participate, Amarjeet Sohi, federal natural resources minister, said Thursday.
July 5, 2019, 12 AM MDT
The Canadian Global Affairs Institute’s 2019 LNG Series was created in conjunction with a joint dialogue on the global dimensions of Canadian LNG development with partners JWN, the Resource Works Society and the Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources. The objective of the series is to provide stakeholders and the public peer-reviewed research to better inform the national energy development narrative pertaining to Canada’s LNG industry.
July 4, 2019, 6 AM MDT
July 3, 2019, 8:38 AM MDT
Now is a great time for First Nations to take control of their own futures and oil and gas companies can help in partnering with them, says an oil executive whose company has been active on the Blood reserve in southern Alberta.
June 24, 2019, 6 AM MDT
An Indigenous-led coalition that wants to acquire a 51 per cent ownership interest in the Trans Mountain pipeline prior to construction has its financing in place and is execution-ready, a Petroleum Joint Venture Association luncheon heard Thursday.
June 21, 2019, 7:38 AM MDT
A new Indigenous engagement process on potential participation in the Trans Mountain expansion may take some time, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said Wednesday.
June 20, 2019, 7:41 AM MDT
Capital investment markets in Western Canada’s oil and gas space have shifted dramatically over the last five years, with the number of small-cap E&P companies dropping by about half, says Tyler Bradley.
June 20, 2019, 10:35 AM MDT
Whether it’s the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline to the LNG Canada terminal at Kitimat or the Trans Mountain expansion, there’s an expectation that Indigenous communities and their members need to share in the benefits if projects are to proceed.
June 18, 2019, 10:54 AM MDT
June 11, 2019, 7:27 AM MDT
An Alberta-based Indigenous-led group says that while it needs more information, it is interested in acquiring anywhere from 50 per cent to 100 per cent of the Trans Mountain pipeline when the federal government decides to sell it.
June 7, 2019, 7:15 AM MDT
Iron Coalition, an Indigenous-led, Alberta-based group, has joined the ranks of Canadian Indigenous groups that have indicated an interest in an ownership stake in the Trans Mountain Pipeline once it is available.
June 5, 2019, 10:20 AM MDT
Having a say in the construction of the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is a major motivating factor for Indigenous communities participating in a coalition seeking to acquire a majority interest in the company, says a group spokesman.
May 31, 2019, 7:37 AM MDT
Should Project Reconciliation succeed in purchasing a majority interest in the Trans Mountain pipeline and expansion project on behalf of participating Indigenous community partners, 80 per cent of annual earnings would go into a Sovereign Wealth & Reconciliation fund.
May 31, 2019, 7:50 AM MDT
While he supports the reconciliatory spirit behind Bill C-262, in practical terms Brad Wall sees this legislation as a possible hindrance for industry projects many Indigenous communities might actually support — giving a minority even amongst First Nations the ability to halt developments such as pipeline projects.
May 30, 2019, 10:43 AM MDT
Getting a multibillion-dollar LNG project built in Canada is no cakewalk.
May 28, 2019, 9:38 AM MDT
The $40 billion LNG Canada probably never would have been sanctioned if it had to pass a new regulatory process under the Trudeau government’s planned revision of the Environmental Assessment Act.
May 24, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Canadian Premium Sand Inc. says that the Manitoba government has approved the environmental licence necessary for the development of the company's Wanipigow silica sand extraction project near Seymourville, Manitoba and adjacent to Hollow Water First Nation reserve lands.
May 17, 2019, 7:09 AM MDT
As an Inuit from the eastern part of Labrador and Quebec, Trent Fequet has worked in the diamond mines and other industries all across Northern Canada.
May 14, 2019, 12 AM MDT
May 10, 2019, 8:25 AM MDT
Coastal GasLink said it understands that the Unist’ot’en Camp has initiated a legal action in the B.C. Supreme Court.
May 9, 2019, 4:34 PM MDT
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today released a data-driven report calling on the federal government to increase the dollar value of its procurement spending with Aboriginal businesses to five per cent of total procurement spending by 2024.
May 9, 2019, 10:49 AM MDT