Alliance links up with Equitable Origin

The First Nations LNG Alliance has a new Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation with Equitable Origin, a non-profit that certifies natural gas produced to higher social and environmental standards, and supports Indigenous interests. The Alliance and EO will work together to support more equitable and sustainable development of energy resources, including LNG development. Equitable Origin …

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Canadian LNG is Indigenous LNG, a speech by Alliance CEO Karen Ogen

The following is from a speech by Alliance CEO Karen Ogen to the 2024 Creating Energy – Northern Resource Conference at Fort St John BC, on 21 May 2024. Canadian LNG is Indigenous LNG “Creating Energy” is exactly what the First Nations LNG Alliance is trying to do – creating energy for our people, our …

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Nation from Alberta joins Alliance

The First Nations LNG Alliance welcomes its newest member from Treaty 6, the O’Chiese First Nation, who number approximately 1,600 and are of Saulteaux and Cree ancestry. The O’Chiese community, which today resides near Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, says it takes very seriously its ancestral responsibility of looking after its lands, resources, and people. “One …

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Key questions for Ottawa’s Indigenous loan program

The federal budget for 2024-5, due to be presented to Parliament on April 16, promises to include a loan-guarantee program to enable Indigenous People to invest in resource projects on their territories. Such a program should be welcome — but how welcome depends on Ottawa’s rules and red tape surrounding it. That a program is …

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News: Open letter to BC premier on LNG

Following is the text of an open letter sent by the Alliance to BC Premier David Eby on 22 February 2023: February 22, 2023 The Honourable David Eby KC, M.L.A.                                                    By email: Premier of British Columbia PO Box 9041 STN PROV GOVT VICTORIA, BC   V8W 9E1 Dear Premier Eby: Re: Open Letter Concerning Liquefied …

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