11 Quotes by First Nations Leaders in Support of Canadian Liquefied Natural G...

Did you know many First Nations support liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in Canada?  Several Indigenous communities are looking to new LNG projects as a means of economic reconciliation. Apart from the economic benefits these projects will bring their people, they are also fully aware of the...


A Day in the Life of an Oil Sands Equipment Operator

Have you ever wondered what a day working in Canada’s oil sands might be like as a Heavy Equipment Operator? As a female Indigenous oil sands employee, I would love to share with you my experience working in this world-class industry! Also see: Canada's 'Just Transition' Policy Must Recognize O...


How Haisla Nation's Cedar LNG Project is a New Dawn for Indigenous Peoples

Rendering of Cedar LNG Who formed the partnership between Haisla Nation and Cedar LNG, and why? Who benefits from this project? Is there First Nations support for this project, and if so, what can we learn from it?


Indigenous Leaders Call On G7 Nations to Support LNG Development in Canada: V...

Representatives from Energy for a Secure Future and Indigenous leaders were in Ottawa calling on Canada and the rest of the G7 nations to advance collaboration on the development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities in British Columbia. The news conference comes ahead of the next G7 ...


Canada's 'Just Transition' Policy Must Recognize Oil & Gas Benefits

Contributed by Estella Petersen The federal government’s ‘Just Transition’ policy specifically targets oil and gas workers at a time when global demand for both commodities is growing. As an oil and gas worker and Indigenous female, I have a few thoughts about this. Some have speculated that cha...


Why Canada’s Oil & Gas Emissions Cap Will Hurt Indigenous Communities

First Nations in support of natural resource development to advance their communities are speaking out against the federal government’s oil and gas emissions cap.


For Canada, Indigenous Economic Reconciliation Happens Through Resource Devel...

It’s Wednesday morning, I sit at my computer ready to start my day and hear an alert, as the headline “Largest energy-related Indigenous economic partnership transaction in North America” displays across my screen. The first thing that comes to my mind is “this is huge news.” Because it is.


Scrap the Emissions Cap on Oil & Gas in Canada for the Sake of Indigenous Com...

Interpreting the emissions cap on oil and gas in Canada from an Indigenous viewpoint begs me to ask the question: will it affect natural resource investments and impact Indigenous communities?


Does Indigenous Ownership in Resource Projects Change Everything?

The Indigenous Resource Network recently launched its “Ownership Changes Everything” campaign to advocate for Indigenous ownership in the natural resources sector. Many people ask why Indigenous Peoples don’t have a loan program in place for their communities, and how would First Nations be able...


Economic Reconciliation with Indigenous Communities Can Fuel Canada’s Net-Zer...

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 “…incredible value that Indigen...