Karen Ogen-Toews

Karen Ogen-Toews: LNG from Canada: A win for all

The following is a guest column by our Alliance CEO, Karen Ogen-Toews, that appeared in The Vancouver Sun on 01 January 2021: Forty-two. No, not the official answer to the “Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything” from Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Instead, the number 42 is of real significance to me, and …

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‘Please support our responsible development of natural gas and LNG.’

Our Alliance CEO, Karen Ogen-Toews, on First Nations and resource development, a presentation to parliamentarians and others in an online session on Canada’s economic future, hosted by the Task Force for Real Jobs, Real Recovery: First, let me say it’s good to see Bill C-15, the UNDRIP bill, finally in the Parliamentary works. It’s going …

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The Indian Act? Welcome to 2019

For 24 years, from 1927 to 1951, First Nations people were not allowed to hire lawyers or pursue land claims. And others could be jailed for helping them raise legal funds. How things have changed: By our count, First Nations across Canada have a ‘winning streak’ in recent years of 209 successful cases on title …

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