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UNDRIP bill moves on in Ottawa

Some First Nations leaders have successfully put heat on Ottawa to speed up Bill C-15, Canada’s UNDRIP legislation. The government responded by putting a time limit on the first round of Commons debate on the bill, in order to move it along to a Commons committee for further scrutiny. Perry Bellegarde, national chief of the…

Two First Nations propose BC LNG plants

As Lax Kw’alaams entrepreneur Chris Sankey says: LNG and resource development can mean “a massive transition” from poverty to good incomes for Indigenous people and communities. Looking to that kind of transition now are two First Nations in British Columbia, who propose development of LNG processing plants and export terminals on their territories. The latest…

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, energy and water earth science…

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