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Crystal Smith: Pipeline issue up to Wet’suwet’en people

The following is a guest column from our alliance chair, Chief Crystal Smith, that ran in the Smithers Interior News on 15 January 2020: Pipeline issue up to Wet’suwet’en people Chair of the First Nations LNG Alliance hopes for a resolution to Coastal GasLink conflict soon The Coastal GasLink pipeline…

UNDRIP: exploring the opportunities

Our Alliance CEO, Karen Ogen-Toews, was quoted on this story from Business in Vancouver: TC Energy Corp. (TSX, NYSE:TRP), the company building the Coastal GasLink pipeline, recently affirmed its commitment to offer First Nations along the pipeline route an equity position of up to 10% in the pipeline, which is…

Our newest board member: Heather Nooski

Newest member of our Alliance board of directors is Heather Nooski, an elected councillor of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation. While not directly involved in the nation’s LNG strategy as such, she puts a key personal priority on protecting her peoples’ environment, and that’s always a factor in the nation’s approach…

Newsletter: Alliance prominent at LNG conference

Alliance leaders won applause from a record-sized audience at the seventh annual Canada Gas and LNG conference in Vancouver May 21-23. They were indeed “front and centre” as the Resource Works Society reported, in a story that said: “Indigenous people made it clear what LNG development means to their communities…