Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC has opted for an alternate route for its expansion project in response to concerns from the Coldwater Indian Band that the approved corridor could present a risk to the reserve’s underground water supply, the main source of its water.
October 16, 2020, 10:02 AM MDT
For Alicia Dubois, the decision by her Indigenous father to move his family from a small town in Ontario to Fort McMurray to take a job at Syncrude Canada Ltd. was to result in a very different future for his daughter.
October 6, 2020, 9:38 AM MDT
As a gay Métis man, Gregory John has faced his share of personal and professional barriers, but he continues to overcome them and now heads a successful company that focuses on Indigenous economic development.
October 6, 2020, 6 AM MDT
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has welcomed Tuesday’s announcement by Natural Law Energy (NLE), an Indigenous treaty energy alliance, that it wants to pursue an equity interest in TC Energy Corporation’s Keystone XL pipeline and other potential related midstream and power projects.
September 30, 2020, 7:09 AM MDT
TC Energy Corporation and Natural Law Energy (NLE) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for NLE to pursue an equity interest in the Keystone XL project and other potential related midstream and power projects.
September 29, 2020, 2:54 PM MDT
Saskatchewan’s Trade and Export Development Minister Jeremy Harrison announced $1 million in provincial funding this week to support Indigenous participation in Saskatchewan’s natural resource sector.
September 25, 2020, 9:02 AM MDT
A secure and easy-to-use digital platform designed for collaboration between First Nations communities and oil and gas companies would effectively strengthen industry engagement with Indigenous Canadians, according to one Avatar Program presentation, and ‘TECUMSEH’ is the proposed name for that platform.
September 23, 2020, 9:53 AM MDT
The public doesn’t trust the oilsands to tell a credible and consistent story about its performance and now is the time to start rebuilding trust, and examining how other resource sectors have faced and overcome similar challenges, says a new report from the Canada West Foundation.
September 22, 2020, 6 AM MDT
Any performance management program to deal with a lack of public trust in the oilsands may take some time to develop, a new report from the Canada West Foundation says.
September 22, 2020, 8:18 AM MDT
September 16, 2020, 7:49 AM MDT
The Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation (AIOC) as its first equity investment has provided a $93 million loan guarantee, backstopped by the Alberta government, to a consortium of six Alberta First Nations to enable their participation in a natural gas-fired power generation project near Edson.
September 10, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Stoney Nakoda Nations (SNN) have urged the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) to require NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) or the Crown to conduct an assessment of potential impacts of the proposed Edson Mainline expansion on treaty and Aboriginal rights or to meaningfully include SNN’s evidence and concerns in the conditions of project approval.
August 26, 2020, 12 AM MDT
The Daily Oil Bulletin has created a new editorial section on the website to highlight our coverage of corporate performance on environment, social and governance (ESG) initiatives.
August 25, 2020, 10:15 AM MDT
A 2004 Supreme Court of Canada decision which confirmed that the government has a duty to consult and accommodate has transformed the landscape for Indigenous communities with natural resources, a recent webinar on Indigenous engagement with the Canadian energy economy was told.
August 24, 2020, 7:51 AM MDT
While the federal government has committed to introducing legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), it needs to be clear what that means, a recent webinar on Indigenous engagement with the resource industry was told.
August 24, 2020, 9:45 AM MDT
The idea of a green recovery as Canada seeks to rebuild the Canadian economy coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic “isn’t a zero sum or an either/or conversation,” when it comes to the oil and gas sector, an Indigenous member of an independent task force on the recovery said Thursday.
August 21, 2020, 6 AM MDT
NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) has challenged concerns raised by intervenors in a Canada Energy Regulator (CER) public hearing on its proposed Edson Mainline expansion project in relation to its effect on their Aboriginal and Treaty rights — the primary issue raised by intervenors during the hearing.
August 20, 2020, 7:34 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) will reopen the public hearing into whether privately held Prosper Petroleum Ltd.’s plans to construct and operate the Rigel SAGD project in the Athabasca oilsands is in the public interest.
August 17, 2020, 1:06 PM MDT
Canada’s federal energy regulator has an Indigenous Advisory Committee (IAC) who will advise the board of directors on how the Canada Energy Regulatory (CER) can build a new relationship with Indigenous peoples.
August 5, 2020, 11:23 AM MDT
Alicia Dubois has been named the inaugural CEO of the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation (AIOC).
July 29, 2020, 7:23 AM MDT
Alberta government legislation that would give the Alberta Energy Regulator final authority on energy projects actually increases uncertainty and delay for industry, rather than reducing red tape, Fort McKay First Nation has warned.
July 20, 2020, 11:24 AM MDT
The Alberta government is taking measures to strengthen the ability of Indigenous groups to participate in the federally-funded $1 billion Site Rehabilitation Program (SRP), Premier Jason Kenney said Tuesday.
July 16, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Cryopeak LNG Solutions Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Island Tug & Barge Ltd. (ITB) — a marine bulk fuels transporter — to deliver LNG bunkering services in southwest British Columbia.
July 15, 2020, 10:01 AM MDT
As chief executive officer of the Fort McKay First Nation’s newly-created position of oilsands development and sustainability, Alvaro Pinto is determined that the nation will be a leader in the responsible development of its own oilsands lease.
July 14, 2020, 7:12 AM MDT
July 13, 2020, 7:53 AM MDT