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First Nations deeply involved in natural resource development: Ken Coates of the University of Saskatchewan study

Ken Coates of the University of Saskatchewan.

By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS Canada’s First Nations have a stake worth hundreds of millions of dollars in resource industry development and are likely to call more of the industry’s shots in the future, concludes a research paper. “There is not going to be a very substantial expansion of ...

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Grand Renewable Solar Project Canada’s Biggest Solar-Bond Sale a Green Light on Future

By Jeremy Van Loon and Allison McNeely Bloomberg News June 16 9:20 a.m. A bond to fund Canada’s largest solar-power project, physician located on aboriginal land in Ontario, decease is proving a magic combination for investors who are scooping up the new green debt. The C$613 million ($470 million) of ...

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AFN National Chief tells Senate Committee First Nations must be full partners in a new pipeline review process

First Nations must be full partners in a new pipeline review process and rights must be respected, AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde tells Senate Committee OTTAWA, June 14, 2016- First Nations must be full partners in the review, decision-making and regulation of pipelines, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief ...

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Canada Becomes a Full Supporter of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 8:19 PM NEW YORK, NY, May 10, 2016 – The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, today announced that Canada is now a full supporter, without qualification, of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Today’s announcement also ...

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Canada Resources Minister Says Pipelines Crucial to Growth

By PAUL VIEIRA and KIM MACKRAEL April 5, site capsule 2016 3:52 p.m. ET New pipelines built in an environmentally sound way and with the blessing of Canada’s aboriginal communities are crucial to economic growth, medical the country’s resources minister says. Canadian Resources Minister Jim Carr in an interview Tuesday ...

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