New Brunswick was the scene of intense anti-fracking demonstrations
Bennett expected to also help establish inquiry, enhance consultation and lift 2 per cent cap
Court ruling seen as partial victory
APTN National News Complaints over consultation don’t appear to be slowing down major energy projects…
No money in federal budget to improve consultation with First Nations on natural resource development
Harper government promised in previous budget to deal with consultation
It has been a little over two months since a tailings pond in British Columbia spilled millions of litres of waste water and sludge into nearby waterways.
The Northwest Territories sits on one of the largest untapped oil and gas reserves in the world and getting at those resources has never been easier thanks to new legislation passed by Ottawa.
The federal department of Aboriginal Affairs says faces a “high risk” it may not be able to manage expectations around consultation, internal documents show.
The Athabasca Fort Chipewyan First Nation has filed a constitutional challenge against a Shell Oil project in the tar sands region of northern Alberta.