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Proposed emissions cap will hurt Indigenous economies

By Robert Merasty | Troy Media Tens of billions of dollars in wages, contracts and own source revenues are at risk On July 18, the federal government announced a plan to reduce emissions from the oil and gas sector by 42 per cent in just eight years. To meet such targets, this policy would effectively…

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Killing Trans Mountain project would devastate Indigenous communities

By Joseph Quesnel | Troy Media Ottawa must bring in legislation to ensure the project gets built now more than ever Ottawa needs to finally declare through legislation that the Trans Mountain Expansion Project is to the national advantage of Canada. Doing so would prove to the Canadian public and Indigenous communities that the federal…

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Indigenous access to capital could be a game changer

By Robert Merasty | Troy Media . . . for the Canadian economy Most Indigenous peoples and nations are not opposed to resource development. In fact, almost every Indigenous community is involved at some level in forestry, commercial fishing, agriculture, oil and gas or mining already. What we are opposed to is being left out.…

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Including Indigenous perspectives in conservation planning

By Bev Betkowski | Troy Media How Indigenous and Western knowledge can be equal partners in conservation solutions Protecting the world’s increasingly fragile environments through land and wildlife management, using the thoughtful approach of Indigenous knowledge, is an idea close to Jared Gonet’s heart. As a citizen of the Taku River Tlingit First Nation, the…

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Fishermen, Darren Porter on the Fisheries Act

Sometimes, it can be hard to follow-up and/or understand what the “Acts” really mean. Fishermen, Darren Porter breaks down some really interesting and important points of The Fisheries Act with us. https://youtu.be/Wl8bqWyN_EM

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Follow our Indigenous neighbours to a carbon-neutral future

By Gerry Chidiac | TroyMedia The Wet’suwet’en are trying to preserve our planet in the face of the oil industry trying to amass profit     A major issue is getting surprisingly little coverage in the Canadian media. While we looked away to watch the impact of the climate crisis on farmland in southern British…

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Oil and gas provides nothing but opportunity for Indigenous peoples

By Jordan Jolicoeur | TroyMedia The success of the industry is a success for Indigenous people   I learned from my dad about sharing opportunities and lending a helping hand. That principle of generosity now sets the tone for my business and its interactions with customers. The oil and natural gas industry has provided opportunities for…

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Welcome to Canada’s First Nations Renaissance | Troy Media

By Robert McGarvey, Troy Media A new generation of First Nations leaders are showing us how to make the capitalist system work for the entire community Chief Reginald Bellerose of the Muskowekwan First Nation spoke with obvious pride as he explained his vision of a new and better future for his people. I was standing with…

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Indigenous Engagement Charts Positive Course For Oil and Gas Industry

Environmentalists only support Indigenous peoples when the First Nations and Métis agree with them Much as opponents of Canadian oil and gas production hate to admit it, the future of the industry appears to be set. Construction on the Coastal GasLink pipeline to Kitimat, B.C., continues. Work on the Trans Mountain pipeline is well advanced.…

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