Economic Reconciliation with Indigenous Communities Can Fuel Canada’s Net-Zero Ambitions: REPORT

Economic Reconciliation with Indigenous Communities Can Fuel Canada’s Net-Zero Ambitions: REPORT

A new report by the Royal Bank of Canada is highlighting the critical role of Indigenous Peoples in the transition to net zero emissions (1). According to RBC, national goals to reduce emissions are inextricably linked with Indigenous communities, highlighting the “…incredibl...

Why Ownership of Canadian Pipelines is Good for Indigenous Peoples

Why Ownership of Canadian Pipelines is Good for Indigenous Peoples

Why should it matter that First Nations are seeking ownership in Canadian natural resource projects? As an Indigenous woman working in the energy sector, let me tell you! When you hear the words "pipelines" and "Indigenous Peoples" in the same sentence, many Canadians are inc...

Once Again, the United Nations Gets It Wrong on Indigenous Support for Canadian Pipelines

Once Again, the United Nations Gets It Wrong on Indigenous Support for Canadian Pipelines

Pro LNG Rally - Prince George, 2019 In all honesty, it wasn’t shocking to see the United Nations (UN) once again call for Canada to stop construction on two pipelines – Coastal GasLink (CGL) and Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) – until they obtain consent from affected Indigeno...

Natural Resources Are For All to Share in Canada, Indigenous Peoples Included!

Natural Resources Are For All to Share in Canada, Indigenous Peoples Included!

Who can deny that Canada doesn’t have some of the best natural resources in the world -- more than pristine parks, mountain landscapes and crystal-clear water. The abundance of farmland, aquaculture, forests, oil, natural gas, minerals and metals makes Canada a “land of oppor...

More “Celebrities” Continue Attacking Coastal GasLink, Overstepping Roles

More “Celebrities” Continue Attacking Coastal GasLink, Overstepping Roles

It’s another year, and who would of thought that amid skyrocketing energy prices and widespread supply shortages, Hollywood celebrities would continue trying to use their influence to shut down Canadian pipelines.Maybe I shouldn’t be so surprised. But amid a new global discus...

How Resource Development Can Help Indigenous Communities in Canada

How Resource Development Can Help Indigenous Communities in Canada

Canadian oil and gas seems to always be in the spotlight a lot. Whether it’s international, across the southern border or in our own country, we like to talk about what should happen to the oil and gas industry. But something we don’t always discuss is how many Indigenous Peo...

Q&A: Pipeline Protests & Indigenous Peoples in Canada

Q&A: Pipeline Protests & Indigenous Peoples in Canada

Have you realized yet that pipeline protesters misrepresent Indigenous supporters of natural resource projects? If not, you’ll want to continue reading on, because a majority of Indigenous Peoples in Canada support the responsible development of natural resources, myself incl...

MYTH: Wet’suwet’en Do Not Support Coastal GasLink

MYTH: Wet’suwet’en Do Not Support Coastal GasLink

Are the Wet’suwet’en People against the Coastal GasLink pipeline in Canada? It’s a question that many of us are asking as we enter into the new year and protestors ramp up their efforts to delay the project's construction. Part of their tactics includes using language that se...

Who Benefits From Opposition to Canadian Pipelines?

Who Benefits From Opposition to Canadian Pipelines?

Coastal GasLink Pipeline - CGL Coastal Gaslink (CGL) and the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) pipelines currently under construction in Canada have more than a few things in common, one of those being the attention they have consistently received from various “environmental” op...

20+ Quotes from First Nations Who Support Coastal GasLink

20+ Quotes from First Nations Who Support Coastal GasLink

Do Indigenous Peoples in Canada support Coastal GasLink (CGL)? The answer is yes, as indicated by the fact that all 20 elected councils of First Nations found along the pipeline’s right-of-way have signed benefit agreements with CGL and publicly stated their support for the pr...