Month: October 2018

Economic Reconciliation, Part 3: Industry’s role

Third in a series By KAREN OGEN-TOEWS CEO, First Nations LNG Alliance So far, I’ve talked about First Nations and governments’ role in reconciliation. This piece will describe industry’s role. First, of course there are many legal reasons that industry has to interact with First Nations that are impacted by development projects. In fact, I …

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Economic Reconciliation, Part 2: Government’s role

Second in a series By KAREN OGEN-TOEWS CEO, First Nations LNG Alliance We introduced this series by talking about the role of First Nations in reconciliation and the fact that some are ready for it and some aren’t. The reason we even need reconciliation is based on the shameful foundation of this country and province, …

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Economic Reconciliation in Canada: a series

By KAREN OGEN-TOEWS CEO, First Nations LNG Alliance There are very many views of what reconciliation means. Here at the Alliance, we tend to focus on the economic aspects – but many reconciliation outcomes are connected. In fact, I think reconciliation goals such as individual and community sustainability and wellness are linked to economic development …

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