Funding available to First Nations for environmental assessment participation

A common question: Do First Nations communities impacted by resource development projects in B.C. have a legitimate voice in the environmental assessment process? If so, how? Proposed LNG projects often come with the worry that the regulation decisions around environmental impacts to First Nations’ territories are made elsewhere, without the impacted nation’s input or involvement….

First Nations receive funding for education, skills training, and economic development

There are many resource development projects that have been proposed throughout B.C., and with them will come jobs and related economic opportunities. However, due to changing markets and slowed approval processes, it’s unclear when these proposed projects will get the green light. Because of this, it can be difficult to know what kind of job…

Is LNG safe?

Is LNG Safe? Natural gas is an important source of energy in British Columbia. But, when people talk about proposed LNG developments in B.C., the first thing that comes to mind is not the domestic benefits – such as for cooking and heat – it is whether it is safe for their communities and the…

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