News Release

Next Outreach session Wednesday Sept. 22

On Sept. 22, our fourth Outreach session will introduce you to, and discuss, our coming Guide to Benefit Agreements. It’s a tool designed to help First Nations sort through the ins and outs and 16 critical issues around Benefit Agreements, and build understanding of them. Speakers will be Dr. Priya Bala-Miller of Palmyra Partners Consulting …

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Alliance hopes for Wet’suwet’en path forward

The First Nations LNG Alliance is pleased to hear of the proposed agreement reached in meetings of the federal and provincial governments and Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. The Alliance now hopes for further progress as the agreement is brought to the Wet’suwet’en people in the coming days. We look for it to provide a path forward …

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We respond to BC’s human rights commissioner

The following is our open letter to BC’s human rights commissioner, Kasari Govender, in response to her letter to us of 23 January 2020. It all centres on First Nations issues related to construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline. Dear Commissioner: Re: Your letter of January 23, 2020 This is in response to your above …

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Our declaration to the City of Victoria: no meddling in Wet’suwet’en affairs

The City of Victoria voted on 24 Jan. 2020 to demand that BC and Ottawa halt construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, in a city resolution labelled ‘Declaration of Solidarity with Wet’suwet’en People.’ Our response:  A declaration on the audacity of a city government to meddle in the affairs of First Nations, having done nothing …

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Open letter to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

An open letter to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, regarding its statement re: the Coastal GasLink natural-gas pipeline. The First Nations LNG Alliance here responds to the UN committee’s call on the federal government to halt the Coastal GasLink pipeline and two other projects (the Site C dam and the …

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