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The Kaska Nation in the Yukon and northern British Columbia are looking at recent Supreme Court cases to assert their aboriginal rights.
Protesters in British Columbia have set up a camp on Burnaby Mountain in British Columbia.
An area in the Yukon is under international scrutiny as First Nations, environmental groups and industry await a territorial Supreme Court decision on its future.
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 Harper government is now setting its sights on the approval of TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline which could pump up to 1.1 million barrels of Alberta tar sands bitumen to refineries in Quebec and New Brunswick if built.
Documents from the National Energy Board show Driftpile First Nation as being among those who’ve signed so-called protocol agreements with Enbridge.
The Northwest Territories is closer than it has ever been to realizing its long awaited devolution deal with the federal government.
The Yukon’s economy was built on natural resources dating all the way back to the 1898 Klondike gold rush.