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Kenora mayor open to talks with First Nations – Kenora Online

Kenora Mayor Dave Canfield is hoping for a local solution to the region’s economic impasse.“I’d really like to see the communities sit down with the forest companies — Miisun, Miitigoog,…

Sagkeeng First Nation rejects $200-million settlement with Manitoba … – Winnipeg Free Press

Sagkeeng First Nation voted to reject a $200-million settlement over damage related to dams on the Winnipeg River this weekend. Manitoba Hydro included the compensation as part of larger deal…

Exclusive: Squamish Nation undertakes internal investigation

The Squamish Nation government is undergoing an internal investigation that Chief Ian Campbell said was launched in early May after several months of contemplation. A report on the investigation is expected in…

SaskParty appoints first aboriginal woman to cabinet in party history – News Talk 980

In last month’s cabinet shuffle, Jennifer Campeau because the first female First Nations cabinet member for the party The Saskatchewan Party made party history during last month’s cabinet shuffle with…

Woodfibre LNG proponents reject offshore site near Squamish, push for land-based facility

The proponents of the Woodfibre liquefied natural gas(LNG) plant have rejigged the project from one based offshore to one located onshore. Woodfibre Natural Gas officials announced June 11 the $1.7-billion LNG liquefaction…

Bioenergy could transform province’s forestry industry, support 100,000 direct jobs – BiV

Despite the ups and downs of forestry as a commodity-based industry, the bioenergy sector is poised to take it in a futuristic direction. That message emerged from a number of…

Comment: How to break the resource deadlock – Financial Post

Aboriginal communities right across the country will have likely won 200 legal rulings in the resources sector by the end of this year. This unprecedented winning streak has become the…

Copper Mountain mine workers reject union – BiV

An attempt to organize mine workers at the Copper Mountain mine near Princeton, British Columbia has failed. In a recent vote to form a union under the banner of the…

Energy Watch: Who’s making the call on Northern Gateway? – bnn.ca

ANALYSIS: It was a bitterly cold December afternoon in Calgary when Canada’s National Energy Board recommended Northern Gateway be approved. The December 19th, 2013 decision, which came with 209 conditions,…

Awaiting ruling on Northern Gateway, Enbridge works to fix a dented … – The Globe and Mail

A critical federal ruling will decide the fate of the Northern Gateway project in the days ahead. But whatever the outcome, Enbridge Inc. has a long road ahead to rebuild the company’s…

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