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Alliance supports Geoscience BC research

The following letter was sent to B.C.’s premier; and to Bruce Ralston, minister of energy, mines and low-carbon innovation, and to Selina Robinson, finance minister:  February 16, 2021 Dear Premier Horgan and Ministers Ralston and Robinson, I am writing to express First Nations LNG Alliance support for Geoscience BC’s minerals,…

How much First Nations business comes from government?

The following guest column was carried by the Troy Media national news service on 12 February 2021: By KAREN OGEN-TOEWS The Business Council of British Columbia sees “a generational opportunity to accelerate and realize a new future where Indigenous communities and businesses are equitably participating in B.C.’s open trading economy.”…

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…

Premier sees way forward for CGL pipeline

At the BC Natural Resources Forum in Prince George, BC Premier John Horgan spoke on the Wet’suwet’en/Coastal Gas Link issue, and the role in it of his new “intermediary” liaison man, former NDP MP Nathan Cullen: “We are confident that there is a way forward. “I spent a day in…

Response from BC’s human rights commissioner, 23 Jan. 2020

The following is the response from BC’s human rights commissioner, Kasari Govender, to our open letter of 19 January, 2020:  January 23, 2020 To Karen Ogen-Toews and the First Nations LNG Alliance, Thank you for the open letter dated January 19, 2020. Your letter raises some of the challenges of…

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