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Energy Council of Canada member organizations collaborate to create 2019 Canadian Energy Compendium

The complete document, containing nearly a dozen articles from leading energy organizations and corporations, discussing Indigenous Energy Across Canada, is now available as a PDF via www.energy.ca. OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2019 – The Energy Council of Canada has released its newest annual initiative, the Canadian Energy Compendium. The Compendium is a collaborative project comprised of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 20199 Views

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Nunavut utility pitches new $32.4M power plant for Arctic Bay – Nunatsiaq News

18 November, 2019 Federal energy fund would cover 75 per cent of the cost The Qulliq Energy Corp. has asked the Nunavut government for permission to build a new $32.4-million diesel-burning power plant in Arctic Bay to replace a 45-year-old structure that’s now too small, too unsafe, and incapable of meeting the community’s electrical energy […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 201917 Views

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Solar power coming to Paqtnkek!

Renewable energy project to promote solar energy at the new Bayside Travel Centre on Highway 104 Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, Nova Scotia – On behalf of Paqtnkek First Nation’s Bayside Development Corporation, renewable energy developer Natural Forces has secured a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement with NS Power Inc. This agreement allows for the sale of renewable […]

by ahnationtalk on November 11, 201996 Views

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Pieridae Announces Third Quarter Results

Highlights: Completed the transformational Shell asset acquisition which is immediately accretive to the Company Shell assets give Pieridae majority of the gas resource to supply Train 1 (or facility) at Goldboro LNG facility Third quarter production averaged 14,657 barrels of oil equivalent per day (“Boe/d”), resulting in $12.7 million in revenues, three per cent higher […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 201926 Views

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UWinnipeg hosts a reflections on hydropower conference

The international conference Ki Ta Ski Naw, Our Land – Reflections on Hydropower and Energy Justice will be held at The University of Winnipeg from November 8 – 10, 2019. Hydropower has emerged as an important source of energy around the globe over the last 50 years. In Canada, it has come to play a significant role […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201925 Views

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Pipeline Integrity Management Programs Must Consider Slope Movement

Nov 07, 2019 A number of factors can increase the instability of slopes, including precipitation. The AER has noted a slight increase in the number of pipeline failures this year resulting from earth movement of unstable slopes. Licensees must consider natural hazards as part of their integrity management programs. The Pipeline Act and Pipeline Rules […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201934 Views

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AER: New Edition of Directive 081

Today, we released a new edition of Directive 081: Water Disposal Limits and Reporting Requirements for Thermal In Situ Oil Sands Schemes. It consolidates various aspects of water management requirements for thermal in situ oil sands operations. It sets water disposal limits and includes guidance for reporting facility water streams to Petrinex. The goal is […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 201924 Views

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Solar Program Helping More Community Organizations

November 4, 2019 Nova Scotia has set some of the most ambitious goals in North America for reducing emissions. A government program that helps community organizations add solar energy to their buildings will help the province continue to lead the fight against climate change. This year, there are 26 successful applicants to the Solar Electricity […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 201931 Views

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Pattern Energy Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Declares dividend of $0.4220 per Class A common share for fourth quarter 2019 – SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (the “Company” or “Pattern Energy”) (NASDAQ & TSX: PEGI) today announced its financial results for the 2019 third quarter. Highlights Proportional gigawatt hours (“GWh”) sold of 1,736 GWh Revenue of $119 […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 201918 Views

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Bearspaw First Nation opens electric vehicle charging stations along Trans-Canada – CTV News

November 4, 2019 CALGARY — The Stoney Nakoda First Nation is now home to the latest electric vehicle charging station to open along the Trans-Canada Highway. On Monday, two new charging stations were unveiled at the Bearspaw First Nation’s new Travel Centre — a direct current fast charger and a Level 2 unit. It marks […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 201933 Views

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Supporting remote First Nation communities to transition to clean energy – BC Government

Nov. 2, 2019 VICTORIA – Remote First Nation communities in B.C. will soon be eligible for financial support to transition from diesel to clean energy. Part of CleanBC’s Remote Community Energy Strategy, the Renewable Energy for Remote Communities (RERC) program has earmarked up to $16.5 million for projects that will help remote communities shift to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 201918 Views

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Have your say: creating good jobs, more opportunities with CleanBC

Nov. 1, 2019 VICTORIA – British Columbians are invited to give input on the wide range of training and job opportunities driven by CleanBC. Clean BC is the B.C. government’s plan to cut climate pollution and build a cleaner, brighter future. “Building a cleaner B.C. will create good-paying, family supporting opportunities and jobs that will […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 201928 Views

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Projects enhance Alberta’s role as energy leader

By advancing two significant energy projects, government is further demonstrating Alberta is open for business and committed to increasing investor confidence. Teck Resources Ltd.’s Frontier oil sands project and a geothermal exploration project by Terrapin Geothermics would build on Alberta’s energy strengths, while diversifying its vast natural resource potential. This is the second major oil […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 201941 Views

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Nunavut to use carbon tax revenues to install LED streetlights across territory – Nunatsiaq News

30 October, 2019 “We expect the costs to maintain these lights to be less over time” The Government of Nunavut will use part of the revenues it receives from the carbon tax to install LED lightbulbs in streetlights across the territory. Jeannie Ehaloak, the minister responsible for Qulliq Energy Corp., and Bruno Pereira, Qulliq Energy […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 201929 Views

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Media Advisory – 2019 National Coalition of Chiefs Energy and Natural Resource Summit

CALGARY, Oct. 30, 2019 – More than 70 Chiefs from across Canada who are in favour of energy and natural resource development are planning to attend the 2019 National Coalition of Chiefs Energy and Natural Resource Summit, along with several hundred representatives from Canada’s natural resource industry. Speakers include Haida Hereditary Chief Roy Jones Jr., […]

by pmnationtalk on October 30, 201973 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power project reaches financial close – Tbnewswatch.com

The transmission project to connect 17 First Nation communities to the power grid has all finances secured for the $1.9 billion construction to begin. THUNDER BAY – A powerline project that will connect 17 remote First Nation communities in Northern Ontario has reached an important milestone. Wataynikaneyap Power announced on Tuesday that it has achieved […]

by pmnationtalk on October 30, 201932 Views

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Funding secured for connecting First Nations to provincial power – CHCH News

October 30, 2019 The group behind a project trying to connect 17 remote northern communities to Ontario’s power grid says the project is now fully funded. The group says it’s secured financing for the Wataynikaneyap Power transmission project for costs up to 1.9 billion dollars. The 1,800 km transmission line is expected to be completed […]

by pmnationtalk on October 30, 201939 Views

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Manitoba’s solar panel rebate program sidelined until 2022 – CBC

Efficiency Manitoba says it needs its first 2 years to research, plan a long-term incentive for solar panels Oct 29, 2019 An incentive program that jolted Manitoba’s solar energy sector will return, but not until 2022 — which is too long, says one installer, to leave customers waiting to plug into a new provincial rebate […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 201929 Views

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AER: Interim appointments, budget, and restructuring update

Calgary, Alberta (Oct 28, 2019)… The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has made two interim appointments to its executive leadership team, effective immediately. Martin Foy, vice president of Environment and Operational Performance, has been named acting executive vice president of the Operations division. Glen Eades, vice president of Information Services, has been named acting executive vice […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 201942 Views

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Construction Well Underway to Expand Access to Natural Gas in Chippewas of the Thames First Nation

October 25, 2019 CHIPPEWAS OF THE THAMES FIRST NATION — Ontario’s Government is working for the people to lower heating costs and make businesses more competitive by expanding access to natural gas in the community of Chippewas of the Thames First Nation. Bill Walker, Associate Minister of Energy, announced today that construction work is well […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201943 Views

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Advancing Indigenous Economy-Rural Development Institute

Credits: Rural Policy Learning Commons This video features footage from the Northern Urban Reserve, Municipality, and Economic Development Forum in Thompson, Manitoba, hosted by Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak and the Thompson Urban Aboriginal Strategy. In it, various First Nations leaders talk about their communities’ experiences and give recommendations. Andre Le Dressay, director of both the Tulo […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2019119 Views

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Braiding Environmental Knowledge and Technology – New program allows Piikani Nation to carry out community-based environmental monitoring – AER

October 21, 2019 The Alberta Energy Regulator has partnered with Piikani Nation and the University of Lethbridge to create the Braiding Environmental Knowledge program, which aims to integrate Indigenous knowledge with environmental monitoring technology. The initiative adopts technology that was developed for community-based monitoring in Australia, where ranger groups use these monitoring technologies to track […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 201960 Views

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Tŝilhqot’in Nation Celebrate Grand Opening of its Solar Farm

October 21, 2019 Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’inNation celebrated the Grand Opening of its Solar Farm last Friday, October 18, 2019. The Tŝilhqot’in Solar Farm is located 80 km west of Williams Lake on what is known as the Riverwest Sawmill. The 1.25-MW solar farm is the largest of its kind in British Columbia and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2019113 Views

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Planned Power Outage in Sanikiluaq

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) would like to inform the residents of Sanikiluaq that there will be a planned power outage in a section of the community on Tuesday, October 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon. The affected area is highlighted in yellow on the map below. This outage is required to perform repairs and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 201936 Views

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Construction complete on Henvey Inlet wind project, the largest on a First Nation in the country – Sudbury.com

Pattern Energy Group and Nigig Power Corporation announced the completion of the Henvey Inlet Wind power facility on Oct. 15 HENVEY INLET — Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) and Nigig Power Corporation officially announced the completion of the Henvey Inlet Wind power facility on Oct. 15. The landmark project is the largest single-phase wind […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 201959 Views

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Construction completed on the largest First Nation wind project in the country – Northern Ontario Business

Pattern Energy Group and Nigig Power Corporation announced the completion of the Henvey Inlet Wind power facility on Oct. 15 Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) and Nigig Power Corporation officially announced the completion of the Henvey Inlet Wind power facility on Oct. 15. The landmark project is the largest single-phase wind facility and the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 201944 Views

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Pattern Energy Announces Agreements to Acquire Henvey Inlet and Grady Wind Facilities

October 11, 2019 – Entered into an Agreement for a $260 Million Private Placement of Series A Preferred Stock to Fund Acquisitions – SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11, 2019  — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or the “Company”) today announced agreements to acquire ownership interests in two operating wind power facilities, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201968 Views

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Alberta bill proposes agency to help Indigenous groups invest in energy projects – APTN News

October 9, 2019 Alberta is moving to set up a new Crown corporation to help First Nation and Métis groups invest in major natural resource projects. The United Conservatives have introduced a bill that says the government would put up $1 billion, along with technical and financial advice, to backstop the Crown. Premier Jason Kenney […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201956 Views

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Governor Inslee and Premier Horgan launch joint Clean Grid Initiative

Oct. 3, 2019 SEATTLE – As part of ongoing work to expand regional collaboration on clean energy innovation, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and B.C. Premier John Horgan announced a joint Clean Grid Initiative and Clean Grid Summit to be held in 2020. With the launch of the Clean Grid Initiative, Governor Inslee and Premier Horgan reaffirm […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201994 Views

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Pattern Energy Publishes Inaugural Sustainability Report

Renewable Energy Leader Confronts Climate Challenge and Focuses on Sustainable Growth SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2, 2019  — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or the “Company”) today released its inaugural sustainability report of the Company’s sustainable practices and environmental, social, governance (ESG) metrics in accordance with the GRI Reporting Standards: Core […]

by pnationtalk on October 2, 201955 Views

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Canada Energy Regulator Orders Enbridge to Suspend Open Season

September 27, 2019 The Canada Energy Regulator (Commission) has directed Enbridge to end its open season for firm service on the company’s Mainline. After considering letters of comment from more than 30 interested parties, the Commission has decided that Enbridge may not continue its open season process until an application for firm service, including “all associated […]

by pnationtalk on September 30, 201933 Views

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Media Advisory – Canada Energy Regulator to hold oral hearing on NGTL application to change pipeline tariff

CALGARY, Sept. 24, 2019  – The Canada Energy Regulator will hear oral arguments on an application from NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd (NGTL) to amend its pipeline tariff. The company has applied to incorporate a Temporary Service Protocol into its tariff. The hearing will begin at 9 am on Wednesday, September 25 in the Canada Energy Regulator […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 2019100 Views

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Planned Power Outage in Arviat

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) would like to inform the residents of Arviat that there will be a community-wide planned power outage on Sunday, September 22 from 8:00 a.m. to noon. This power outage is required to perform repairs and maintenance to improve reliability in the distribution system. QEC would like to thank the residents for […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201996 Views

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BC Government: First Nations pursue energy efficiency, reduced reliance on diesel

Sept. 18, 2019 VICTORIA – Four First Nations on Vancouver Island are moving ahead with clean-energy projects that will reduce greenhouse gases and lead to substantial cost savings for their communities. “We all have an important part to play in moving B.C. toward a future increasingly powered by clean, renewable energy sources,” said Scott Fraser, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201950 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power: Energizing Youth Complete Capacity Building Program

September 17, 2019 Congratulations to the six youth for completing the 6-week Energizing Youth capacity building program! The program began in July with a 2-week course that included curriculum to raise awareness of the Wataynikaneyap Power Project and energy in remote First Nations. The course included safety certificates, information about energy conservation and renewable energy, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 201957 Views

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Re-Imagining Canada’s Energy Future: Partnerships And Collaboration With Indigenous Peoples

Canadians need to understand the profound transformations underway in the energy sector and the emergence of Indigenous peoples, governments and businesses as major players in the oil and gas economy. While important issues remain unresolved, the prospect of Indigenous ownership in pipelines, major equity investments in supply chain infrastructure, and ongoing Indigenous engagement in policy […]

by pnationtalk on September 12, 201961 Views

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Qulliq Energy Corp.: Planned Power Outage in Cambridge Bay

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) would like to inform the residents of Cambridge Bay that there will be a planned power outage in a section of the community on Thursday, September 12 from 8:00 a.m. to noon. The affected area is highlighted in yellow on the map below. This outage is required to install a power […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201975 Views

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Promise made, promise kept on the Alberta Energy Regulator

Alberta is fulfilling its promise to review its energy regulator to ensure the province’s resources are being developed efficiently and in an environmentally responsible manner. Government is seeking advice and input from stakeholders and the public on ways to improve the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), while maintaining stringent environmental standards and respecting the rights of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 2019183 Views

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Yukoners to benefit from efficient and reliable green energy

September 05, 2019 A thriving economy needs strategic investments in green infrastructure to improve the lives of citizens while limiting impacts on the local environment. Investing in innovative green infrastructure also helps create jobs and improve the quality of life of Northerners. Member of Parliament for Yukon Larry Bagnell; Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Yukon […]

by pnationtalk on September 6, 201964 Views

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Yukon Energy gets funding to build battery storage, upgrade transmission line

Battery will allow Yukon Energy to save renewable power for periods of high demand Sep 05, 2019 Yukon Energy will spend nearly $60 million to build a new battery storage facility in Whitehorse and replace a dilapidated 31-kilometre stretch of the Stewart-Keno transmission line. The projects, announced Thursday, include $39.2 million in funding from Ottawa, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201961 Views

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Government of Canada, Province of British Columbia, and New Relationship Trust highlight renewed support for Indigenous clean energy projects across the province

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada Funding will help more Indigenous communities drive economic growth through clean energy projects August 30, 2019 – Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Traditional Traditional Territory / North Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Clean energy from renewable resources creates jobs and protects the natural environment in communities throughout BC. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 201946 Views

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Pabineau First Nation wind project to provide clean, green energy for New Brunswick homes

August, 29, 2019 — Pabineau First Nation, unceded traditional Mi’gmaq Territory, New Brunswick — Indigenous Services Canada Investing in projects that promote clean energy solutions is key to creating a strong low-carbon economy and sustainable future for generations to come. Pabineau First Nation, in partnership with Natural Forces, is developing and constructing a single turbine […]

by pnationtalk on August 30, 201956 Views

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Homes in Mi’kmaw communities across Nova Scotia to benefit from energy-efficient upgrades

Gold River, Nova Scotia August 29, 2019—Investing in green infrastructure helps communities reduce their carbon footprint and increase their resilience to climate change. It also helps safeguard public health, protect the environment and create a clean-growth economy. Today, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development; Hugh MacKay, Member of Legislative Assembly for Chester–St. Margaret’s […]

by pnationtalk on August 30, 201959 Views

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Bill C-69 proclamation: Ministers Savage and Schweitzer

Energy Minister Sonya Savage and Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer issued the following statement about the proclamation of Bill C-69, the ‘No More Pipelines Act’: “This is a dark day for Alberta and Canada as a whole. “As we have said loudly and repeatedly, this act is an unconstitutional attack on Alberta and our vital economic […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 201952 Views

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Scheduled Power Outage in Rankin Inlet

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) would like to inform the community of Rankin Inlet that there will be a scheduled power outage in a portion of the community on Thursday, August 29 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The affected area is highlighted in yellow on the map below. This power outage is required to replace […]

by pnationtalk on August 28, 201963 Views

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Planned Power Outage in Hall Beach

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) would like to inform the residents of Hall Beach that there will be a planned community-wide power outage on Tuesday, August 27 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:45 a.m. This outage is required to perform repairs and maintenance to the generation system to improve reliability. QEC would like to thank the residents […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201963 Views

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Government of Canada Establishes Canadian Centre for Energy Information

From: Natural Resources Canada August 26, 2019 Ottawa, Ontario Natural Resources Canada The Government of Canada is developing a modern and independent energy information system. Consolidated energy data contributes to better decision making by governments and industry, supporting higher quality research in the process. The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201955 Views

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Canada Supports Clean, Renewable Energy Technologies in British Columbia

From: Natural Resources Canada August 23, 2019 Fort Nelson, British Columbia Natural Resources Canada The best solutions for bringing clean energy to rural and remote Indigenous communities come from the people who live there. That is why Canada is investing in these communities to build local skills and knowledge to reduce their use of fossil […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201966 Views

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Wally Schumann: Update on Taltson Hydro and Other Energy Initiatives

Ministers’ Statements and Speeches Mr. Speaker, at the beginning of the 18th Legislative Assembly, our government committed to explore options for renewable and alternative energy sources and to improve our energy conservation efforts. The 2030 Energy Strategy was released in 2018 to provide a long-term vision for energy use and supply in the Northwest Territories […]

by aanationtalk on August 23, 201966 Views

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The National Energy Board (NEB) 2018-19 Annual Report to Parliament has been tabled in Parliament

Message from the Chair and CEO The National Energy Board (NEB) is Canada’s federal energy regulator. We regulate pipelines, energy development and trade on behalf of Canadians in a way that protects the public and the environment while supporting efficient markets. People count on us to keep them safe, to protect their communities and lands, […]

by aanationtalk on August 22, 201988 Views

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