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Alliance congratulates Haisla Nation and partner on Cedar LNG decision

A message from Karen Ogen, Alliance CEO: The Alliance heartily congratulates the Haisla Nation, Cedar LNG, and Pembina Pipeline Corporation on their announcement that the Cedar LNG project will go ahead. The positive Final Investment Decision (FID) means a greater future for the Haisla People, bringing them opportunities and benefits and revenues. But it also …

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Gas to Growth: A report by Philip Cross in collaboration with Resource Works and the First Nations LNG Alliance

Our Alliance and Resource Works present a new report by statistics expert Philip Cross. It finds LNG investments boost B.C. and Canadian economies more than other projects: a $4.1-billion investment in B.C. leads to a total increase of $4.5 billion in Canada’s GDP, and thousands of Canadian jobs. It also finds Canada has an opportunity …

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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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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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