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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…

Our open letter to the BC Human Rights Commission

An open letter to the B.C. Human Rights Commission regarding its statement re: the Coastal GasLink natural-gas pipeline. The First Nations LNG Alliance responds to Commissioner Kasari Govender’s call on the federal government to halt the Coastal GasLink pipeline until there is Indigenous consent: The Alliance calls on Ms. Govender…

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…