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RBC funds Mi’kmaq economic plan – TheChronicleHerald.ca

December 9, 2013 Bank gives $26,000 to development agency to help in videoconferencing initiative MEMBERTOU — If video conferencing can be used in the fields of education and health care,…

Pipelines: We’re not buying what you’re selling – Vancouver Sun

DECEMBER 10, 2013 Re: Resource sector offers opportunities for First Nations people, Opinion, Dec. 2 As leader of the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC), President Bruce Dumont suggests that many…

First Nations welcome Site C review panel – The Globe and Mail

Dec. 09 2013 Environmental review hearings into the massive Site C hydroelectric dam proposal began Monday with a welcome to panel members from area First Nations and a reminder for…

Energy companies struggle with aboriginal needs on pipelines – The Globe and Mail

Dec. 08 2013 On its 4,000-kilometre path across the country, TransCanada Corp.’s Energy East’s pipeline would traverse the traditional territory of 180 different aboriginal communities, each of whom must be consulted…

Landmark $120M First Nations deal a go – Minden Times

December 8, 2013 LONDON, Ont. — The federal government is set to sign a $120-million land claim settlement Monday that will launch an ambitious and novel effort – an urban…

Neil Young to back fight against oilsands with benefit concerts – CBC.ca

Diana Krall to join rocker in support of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Dec 09, 2013 Legendary Canadian rocker Neil Young is hosting four benefit concerts in support of the Athabasca…

Jackpine Mine will destroy wetlands and wildlife, First Nations say – CBC.ca

Mine will create $17 billion in taxes, royalties and create 750 full time jobs, Shell says Dec 09, 2013 The largest known reservoir of crude bitumen in the world is…

First Nations split over Site C dam – Vancouver Sun

Some want to fight the BC Hydro megaproject; other want to negotiate for millions in compensation December 9, 2013 BC Hydro’s planned $7.9-billion Site C dam has caused a split…

First Nations can mine $650 billion – Winnipeg Free Press

If you have been wondering what all the fuss about resource extraction and development on First Nations land means, you need look no further than a recent report by the…

Listen up: A First Nations message for the oil patch – The Globe and Mail

Dec. 04 2013 At a business conference in the Alberta Rockies last week, some of Canada’s heaviest hitters in energy offered their renditions of essentially the same tune. Market access…

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