Globe and Mail – Ottawa proposes new rules for resource companies.

By Shawn McCarthy. The Liberal government is proposing new rules that would require resource companies to consult with Ottawa and Indigenous communities on major projects well before the firms finalize their plans and apply for regulatory approval. The companies would also be...
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Globe and Mail editorial – Natives, oil and gas, and a search for common ground

There is at least a glimmer of hope that the Canadian oil and gas industry and the First Nations will not always be in inexorable conflict. On Monday and Tuesday, an event called the Pipeline Gridlock Conference, “a Nation to Nation Gathering on Strategy and Solutions,” was held...
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Natural Resources Canada – Discussion Paper Released on Review of Environmental and Regulatory Processes

Our government has committed to reviewing and modernizing environmental assessment and regulatory processes. Our goal is to protect the environment and introduce modern safeguards, support reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and ensure good projects go ahead and resources get...
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