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First Nations group criticizes Woodside Petroleum’s move to sell Kitimat LNG stake

 VANCOUVER- A British Columbia First Nations coalition says it’s disappointed by the news that a second major investor is looking to sell its shares in the development. Woodside Petroleum Ltd., an Australian company, says it plans sell its 50 per cent stake in the 480-kilometre Pacific Trail Pipeline and the ...

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Marathon Gold and Miawpukek First Nation Sign Memorandum of Understanding

TORONTO, May 14, 2021 — Marathon Gold Corporation (“Marathon” or the “Company”; TSX: MOZ) and Miawpukek First Nation are pleased to announce that they have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (the “MOU”) relating to the Environmental Assessment and development of the Valentine Gold Project located in central Newfoundland (the “Project”). ...

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Appeal court says Manitoba acted honourably in cancelling hydro deal with Metis group

Manitoba’s appeal court has ruled the Progressive Conservative government acted honourably when it cancelled a $67-million agreement with the province’s Metis federation that Premier Brian Pallister called “hush money.” The Manitoba Metis Federation had applied to overturn a March 2020 Court of Queen’s Bench review that concluded the government had ...

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Climate change affecting more than just the landscape in Labrador 

By Evan Careen Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Climate change has many effects, and not just on the landscape, that was evident when listening to a panel of Labradorians talk about the issue Thursday as part of “Focus North: Labrador at the Front Lines of Climate Change,” an online session organized ...

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Indigenous nation opposes jade mining in northwestern B.C. 

By Brenna Owen THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER -Demand for jade has sparked both a reality TV series set in the remote northwestern corner of British Columbia and opposition from an Indigenous nation over its lack of consent to jade mining in its territory. The Tahltan Nation has strong ties to ...

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Ontario First Nations group backs Line 5 shutdown, slams Ottawa for fighting back

The U.S. and Canada are clashing over the effects of Line 5, the Canadian petroleum pipelines in the open waters of the Straits of Mackinac, a major shipping lane and an important whitefish spawning ground. Photo by FLOW WASHINGTON- A prominent First Nations group in Ontario is accusing the federal ...

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