First Nations

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 …

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FNLNGA CEO travels to Tokyo to discuss LNG opportunities in B.C.

This October, Karen Ogen-Toews was invited to attend the fall meeting of The American Bar Association in Tokyo, Japan in order to communicate the perspective of many First Nations in B.C. who support LNG development. The theme of this year’s conference was The Pacific Century: Progress and Predictions and consisted of over 60 panel discussions. …

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Opinion: Upside to LNG slowdown evident in greater First Nations engagement

In recent months there has been much debate and speculation around the viability of B.C.’s liquid natural gas industry. The widespread slowdown of project approvals and financial investment decisions has come as a result of numerous challenges facing the industry. With a decline in market demand for LNG, criticisms surrounding regulatory processes, heightened climate-change considerations …

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First Nations LNG Alliance Newsletter