NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) has demonstrated that the new facts and circumstances of the North Montney Mainline justify waiving an approval condition to allow it to begin construction of facilities as soon as possible, a National Energy Board (NEB) panel heard Thursday.
February 2, 2018, 11:16 AM MST
A National Energy Board (NEB) hearing on NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) application for a variance to its North Montney Mainline approval could be further delayed should the board grant an extension for the submission of additional evidence.
January 30, 2018, 6 AM MST
A council of Alberta and British Columbia chiefs has launched a fundraising campaign to assist with legal and administrative costs to mount a court challenge to the federal government’s proposed ban on oil tankers off the North Coast of B.C.
January 25, 2018, 8:58 AM MST
National Energy Board (NEB) inspectors and Indigenous monitors are joining in a pilot project to oversee the Trans Mountain expansion and pipelines.
January 25, 2018, 6 AM MST
The Canadian federal government will still need to be involved to ensure that Trans Mountain expansion will be able to complete its expansion in a timely fashion, says the head of Kinder Morgan Canada Limited.
January 24, 2018, 12 PM MST
Unauthorized storage dams for fracking, reports on leaking natural gas wells that were not released, pipelines approved without proper consultation with First Nations.
January 24, 2018, 9:10 AM MST
Horizon North Logistics Inc. says it has completed the $14 million acquisition of Moose Haven Lodge in Janvier, Alta., and has formed two new Aboriginal partnerships in the Fort McMurray area.
January 9, 2018, 10:40 AM MST
Due to increased seasonal demand, higher oil prices, and more Indigenous participation in the consultation process, requests for assessment and consultation summaries have increased at Alberta’s Aboriginal Consultation Office (ACO).
January 4, 2018, 6 AM MST
The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a Yukon Supreme Court ruling that quashed Yukon’s approval of a final land use plan for the Peel watershed, finding it lacked the authority under agreements with Yukon First Nations to make extensive changes to a final plan recommended by an independent commission.
December 4, 2017, 8:09 AM MST
The Malahat Nation and Steelhead LNG are no longer exploring the possibility of a liquefied natural gas project in the Saanich Inlet.
December 4, 2017, 8:41 AM MST
Confidentiality clauses between companies and Indigenous communities regarding negotiated natural resource development agreements may be a mistake for all parties involved, at least as far as Brian McGuigan is concerned.
November 24, 2017, 8:55 AM MST
Moving his family to Fort McMurray offered stable employment for Alicia Dubois’s Algonquin father. Positive as it was, however, she also recalls the internal struggle he expressed as an Indigenous Canadian working in the oilsands.
November 23, 2017, 10:33 AM MST
In Northern Québec, according to Qarjuit Youth Council vice-president Olivia Ikey, resource development simply is not a priority given the region’s more pressing issues for young Indigenous Canadians — issues that often deter youth from attaining education and careers.
November 22, 2017, 3:53 AM MST
Canada has been in a slow-motion train wreck when it comes to energy decision-making. The last decade has seen increasing conflict, contentiousness and polarization around big energy projects.
November 21, 2017, 6 AM MST
Fort Nelson First Nation (FNFN) and Geoscience BC have signed a new agreement which will see FNFN take over four hydrometric water monitoring stations in its territory.
November 9, 2017, 10:09 AM MST
There are many benefits to northern regions producing natural gas for use within northern communities, which aside from being a cleaner, more self-sufficient form of energy than diesel, would provide career opportunities for young Indigenous peoples in the territories who comprise a large portion of the population, according to an Inuit leader.
October 20, 2017, 7:38 AM MDT
October 12, 2017, 8:16 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is working to address an increase in negative perceptions of it among indigenous peoples and environmental non-government organizations, says an AER spokesperson.
September 26, 2017, 8:58 AM MDT
September 21, 2017, 3:38 AM MDT
The federal government is determined to improve the environmental safety of pipelines for the benefit of all Canadians, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr said Tuesday in Vancouver.
September 6, 2017, 7:07 AM MDT
August 22, 2017, 11:24 AM MDT
Representatives from the National Energy Board (NEB), indigenous communities, and federal government departments have agreed to launch a new Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee (IAMC).
July 24, 2017, 11:41 AM MDT
Fort Nelson First Nation (FNFN) has filed for a judicial review of the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission (BCOGC) approval of Rockyview Resources Inc.'s recent gas pipeline project.
July 18, 2017, 9:14 AM MDT
The B.C. Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) is advising industry of recent changes to West Moberly First Nations’s (WMFN) consultative area.
July 18, 2017, 9:19 AM MDT
Cenovus Energy Inc. says it released more emissions into the atmosphere last year than in the previous year due to a seven per cent increase in oilsands production and higher steam-to-oil ratios with the startup of new phases at the company’s Foster Creek and Christina Lake operations.
July 14, 2017, 11:28 AM MDT