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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…

First Nations clarify misconceptions of LNG

Story by Prince George Matters ‘There are a lot of important facts that haven’t been put out’  It’s always been a hot topic: LNG in Canada and B.C. but one First Nations organization says there is a lot of misinformation when it comes to Indigenous support during a Prince George…

Chief Dan George: First Nations are eyeing equity partnerships

Chief Dan George’s guest column in The Province, 22 February 2019:  Many B.C. First Nations have benefit agreements with LNG and other resource projects, offering reliable and predictable revenues for Indigenous communities, their people and their governments. Now there’s growing interest in taking a more ambitious step: going for equity…

‘We need to find a way forward together’

Our CEO, Karen Ogen-Toews, writes a guest column in The Province: We have protest groups, we have politicians, we have social-media axe-grinders and we have people with their own legal interpretation of the issues, all arguing back and forth over whether First Nations are governed by hereditary chiefs or elected…

Karen Ogen-Toews on CBC, on moving on from pipeline protests

‘Whether we’re elected chiefs or hereditary chiefs, we must find ways forward for our people.’ And the people are the most important and critical factor. The CBC News story: https://bit.ly/2VYme7F And the audio recording of her interview with CBC Radio’s Stephen Quinn: https://bit.ly/2Hf4OAA