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Media advisory: Government of Canada to highlight green job opportunities for students

From: Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will highlight funding to help youth get valuable work experience in the green jobs sector. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. DATE:       […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201822 Views

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AMC pleased with dismissal of Manitoba Hydro’s appeal of on-reserve rate freeze

Treaty One Territory, MB – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is extremely pleased that the Public Utilities Board (PUB) dismissed Manitoba Hydro’s attempt to overturn the new “First Nations On-Reserve” rate class and the rate freeze assigned to customers in that category. “The new rate freeze for First Nations people living on reserve is something that AMC fought for and that […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 201830 Views

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No more retrofits for carbon capture and storage at Boundary Dam: SaskPower – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 9, 2018 REGINA _ SaskPower says there will be no further retrofits to allow for carbon capture and storage at a dam site in southeastern Saskatchewan. The technology was introduced with much fanfare for $1.5 billion at the Boundary Dam power plant near Estevan in October 2014. The goal was to reduce […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201833 Views

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Eagle Spirit Energy: Eagle Spirit Corridor to be Greenest Energy Project on the Planet

CALGARY, June 26, 2018  – The First Nations-led Eagle Spirit Energy (ESE) Corridor project—between Fort McMurray, Alberta and Grassy Point, BC—continues to make exciting advances. Recently a ground-breaking memorandum of agreement to build ESE’s first crude oil pipeline was signed with Canada’s Four Craft Unions who represent over 330,000 members. The ESE Chiefs Council which represents the 35 Indigenous communities […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 201860 Views

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The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia announce funding to help Nova Scotia homeowners save money on solar power

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada June 25, 2018 – Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Canada and Nova Scotia are working together to take climate action and fund clean solutions to help households reduce energy use and save money, create good jobs, and support healthy communities. Today, the Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, Darren Fisher—on behalf […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201836 Views

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Over $2,400,000 in CanNor funding supports development of clean energy projects in Yukon communities

June 21, 2018 – Whitehorse, Yukon – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Access to reliable, clean and affordable energy solutions play a vital role in the wellbeing of communities in Canada’s North. By deploying clean energy infrastructure to more places, communities are able to reduce dependency on fossil fuels and diversify their economies. That […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201847 Views

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Ep. 10 – Indigenous-Led Energy Generation with Ken Coates and Guy Lonechild – MLI

In this episode of Pod Bless Canada, Ken Coates is joined by Guy Lonechild, Indigenous leader and CEO of First Nations Power Authority (FNPA). FNPA’s mandate is to support and derisk the development of First Nations-led renewable energy projects. Coates and Lonechild discuss how groups like FNPA create new opportunities for Indigenous communities to contribute […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201845 Views

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SHARC Energy Systems Announces Funding for the Clyde Gateway Regeneration Project

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 18, 2018 – SHARC International Systems Inc. (CSE:SHRC) (FSE:IWIA) (OTCQB:INTWF)(“Company” or “SHARC”) is pleased to announce that the Company’s UK subsidiary, SHARC Energy Systems has agreed to a funding deal through the 2014-2020 European Regional Development Fund to support the construction of the district heating scheme at the Clyde Gateway regeneration […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201839 Views

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NEB comments on Équiterre pipeline safety in Canada report

On June 14, 2018, Équiterre published a report on pipeline safety in Canada. Below are some observations from the National Energy Board regarding the report. Pipeline incidents in Quebec in 2017 The increase in reports of incidents in Québec in 2017 is linked to the late reporting of overpressure events on the pipeline operated by Trans Northern […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201854 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power seeks approval to construct the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project

June 13, 2018 Thunder Bay, Ontario (GlobeNewswire-June 13, 2018) – Wataynikaneyap Power LP (Wataynikaneyap Power) announced today that it has filed a leave to construct application with the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to construct and operate the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project. The Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project is an unprecedented First Nations-led project to build approximately […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201854 Views

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Kivalliq Announces Share Consolidation and Name Change to ValOre Metals Corp.

June 13, 2018 Vancouver, British Columbia – Kivalliq Energy Corporation (TSX-V:KIV) (“Kivalliq” or “the Company”) today announced a proposed consolidation of the common shares of the Company on the basis of ten (10) pre-consolidation shares for one (1) post consolidation share (the “Consolidation”). In conjunction with the Consolidation, the Company’s name will be changed to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201845 Views

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News Release: Calgary welcomes global energy leaders

June 12, 2018 New investment and partnership opportunities are the province’s focus as Calgary hosts North America’s largest oil and gas exhibition. The Global Petroleum Show (GPS), which runs June 12 to 14, attracts roughly 50,000 delegates from more than 115 countries, with representatives from international and domestic companies, government officials and industry leaders. “Earnings […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201857 Views

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The governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island announce funding to help Prince Edward Island homeowners, industry, agricultural and forestry sectors save energy

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada June 8, 2018 – Stratford, Prince Edward Island Canada and Prince Edward Island are working together to take climate action and find solutions to help Canadians save money, reduce energy waste, create jobs, and support healthy communities. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay—on behalf of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201853 Views

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REDI information Trade Show in Yellowknife for Mining Week

YELLOWKNIFE (June 4, 2018) – Yellowknife residents will have an opportunity this week to discuss and ask questions about natural resources and energy in the Northwest Territories; and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT’s) approach to energy and resource development. An “Information Tradeshow” is being staged this week as part of the GNWT’s Resources and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 5, 201857 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation Files Court Challenge against Pallister Government on Hydro Agreement

June 1, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) President David Chartrand, along with MMF legal counsel, are holding a press conference to detail the judicial review set to be filed in the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench on Monday, June 4. Date: Monday, June 4, 2018 Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Room 16, Manitoba […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201875 Views

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Metis want judicial review of government’s decision to quash Manitoba Hydro deal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 4, 2018  WINNIPEG _ The Manitoba Metis Federation has filed legal action against the provincial government over hydroelectric development. The federation is applying for a judicial review of the government’s decision to quash an agreement reached last year between the Metis and Manitoba Hydro. The deal would have seen the federation get […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201852 Views

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Regional Energy Conference June 13 & 14 – NetNewsLedger

1 June 2018 THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – In Northwestern Ontario, there are major transmission projects that are currently at various stages of development. The First Nation representatives of three of these Projects – Wataynikaneyap Power’s 22 First Nation’s North of Dryden Transmission Project, the East-West Tie Transmission Line, with Project partners’ Supercom Industries and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2018173 Views

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University of Ottawa: Women’s Voices

Women’s Voices September 26-28, 2018 A conference presented by the Spanish Program and the Graduate Student Association, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures (University of Ottawa) During our colloquium, and given the feminine inequity in the Pan-American democratic context, we wish to reflect on the condition of women in the past and the present, the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201843 Views

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New energy given to Cambridge Bay Youth Centre

Youth centre benefits from CIP 150 funding May 31, 2018 – Cambridge Bay, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Over the last two years the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150) provided support throughout Nunavut for renovations and upgrades to community infrastructure including arenas and community centres. The final Nunavut-based project to be announced […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 201850 Views

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CanInfra Challenge Announces Ideas Contest Winner

May 29, 2018 Project aimed to bring affordable, de-carbonized energy to northern communities by creating a renewable microgrid TORONTO—The CanInfra Challenge has awarded a prize of $50,000 to Team IceGrid, the winner of the CanInfra Ideas Contest. The group was selected by a panel of judges that included BCG Senior Advisor George Stalk; former Deputy […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 201837 Views

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NEB: Purchase of Trans Mountain by the Government of Canada

The NEB is following the Government of Canada’s recent announcement with respect to a transaction involving the Trans Mountain pipeline system, including the expansion project and related assets. At this point, we are unable to speculate on what the applicable regulatory requirements are, if any, with respect to this transaction until more information becomes available. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201848 Views

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WWF-Canada and U of S to host renewable energy discussion

Scientists and experts to discuss opportunities and considerations for communities and wildlife May 25, 2018 SASKATOON –World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada) and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invite media and the public to attend a panel discussion on May 28 at the U of S, where experts will discuss how and where new […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 201867 Views

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Media Advisory – The Conference Board of Canada Hosts Reshaping Energy 2018 Conference

OTTAWA, May 25, 2018 – Canada’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will require improvements in the way we produce, transport, and consume energy. Canadian and international experts will share their insights on how to manage the transition to a low-carbon future at The Conference Board of Canada’s Reshaping Energy 2018 conference in Ottawa on May 28-29. Topics of discussion include: Federal and […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 201856 Views

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U Waterloo: Indigenous communities moving away from government utilities

Friday, May 25, 2018 Indigenous communities are rejecting non-indigenous energy projects in favour of community-led sustainable energy infrastructure. The switch has led to some improvements in economic and social development as well as capacity-building for self-governance, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. “Many indigenous communities decided to take back control of their […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201834 Views

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NB Power announces recipients of Energy Efficiency Excellence Awards

FREDERICTON (GNB) – NB Power celebrated organizations, individuals and communities that have demonstrated leadership and innovation in energy efficiency with its first annual Energy Efficiency Excellence Awards. The awards ceremony was held as part of the utility’s Energizing Efficiency Conference in Fredericton. The awards recognize the achievements of New Brunswickers who undertook efficiency projects in 2017 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201851 Views

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NEB Decision for North Montney Mainline Project

May 23, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB or Board) announced today that it has approved NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL)’s request to modify its Certificate for the North Montney Mainline Project, and for certain associated Project modifications. However, given the changes, the Board found that NGTL’s proposal to […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 201865 Views

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News Release: Energy efficiency upgrades on Tsuut’ina Sportsplex

Alberta has partnered with Tsuut’ina Nation to lower power bills at the community’s sportsplex while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing energy efficiency. May 23, 2018 Through Alberta’s Indigenous Energy Efficiency (Retrofit) Program, the Nation will receive a $2,156,686 grant that will be used to install a new ice plant in the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201851 Views

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Nunavut power utility’s solar installation starts to show results – Nunatsiaq.com

May 23, 2018 “Larger installations with newer technologies should see more efficiencies” The first grid-integrated renewable energy installation in Nunavut came with a hefty price tag, but the Qulliq Energy Corp.‘s pilot solar project has started to produce results. Since Nunavut’s energy corporation installed 11 panels along the side of its Iqaluit power plant in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201887 Views

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Wood heating program could jumpstart North’s bio-economy – Northern Ontario Business

Green energy provider preparing for the long haul to deliver wood pellets to customers Vince Rutter hopes a new provincial wood heat pilot program awarded to select Northern Ontario communities will provide a “starting line” to finally get the ball rolling with the region’s bio-economy. In early May, Queen’s Park dropped $6.7 million from its […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201849 Views

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The governments of Canada and New Brunswick announce funding to help the people of New Brunswick save energy and money in their homes, businesses, and industry

May 18, 2018 – Moncton, New Brunswick Canada and New Brunswick are working together to take climate action and find clean solutions to help Canadians save money, reduce energy waste, create jobs, and support healthy communities. Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Dominic LeBlanc—on behalf of the Minister of Environment […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 201873 Views

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OPG Reports 2018 First Quarter Financial Results

May 15, 2018 Strong results attributable to former Lakeview generating station land sale and continued strong nuclear generation performance [Toronto]: – Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG or Company) today reported net income attributable to the Shareholder of $535 million for the first quarter of 2018, inclusive of a one-time after-tax gain of $205 million related […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201854 Views

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Chief Boucher named Canadian Energy Person of the Year – MyMcMurray Portal

Fort McKay First Nation Chief Jim Boucher has been named Canadian Energy Person of the Year. A press release from the Energy Council of Canada says Chief Boucher was picked for being a leader and his hand in the development of the oilsands. Chief Boucher is also the Chairman of the Fort McKay Group of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201872 Views

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Chief Jim Boucher Named the 2018 Canadian Energy Person of the Year

Fort McKay First Nation Chief and Chairman of the Fort McKay Group of Companies, to be honoured by the Energy Council of Canada on Thursday, November 15th at the Telus Convention Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Ottawa, Ontario (May 15, 2018) – The Energy Council of Canada has chosen Chief Jim Boucher of Fort McKay, Alberta […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201877 Views

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UCN Thompson to Host SSHRC-Funded Research Group Studying the Impacts of Hydropower in MB

Sylvia McAdam, co-founder of the Idle No More movement to provide keynote address. Winnipeg, Manitoba – MAY 11, 2018 – On May 15th, Wa Ni Ska Tan: An Alliance of Hydro-Impacted Communities will be meeting in Thompson for their annual Spring Research Gathering. Wa Ni Ska Tan is a cross-regional research alliance focusing on the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 201898 Views

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Sell solar, protect the climate, Iqaluit MLA urges – Nunatsiaq.com

May 09, 2018 “We know that continuing to generate electricity using fossil fuels is not sustainable” Nunavummiut can apply for funding from the Nunavut Housing Corp.’s home renovation program to help buy solar panels and wind energy systems for their home, and use that technology to sell sustainable energy back to the Qulliq Energy Corp. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201870 Views

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Government of Yukon wins 2018 ENERGY STAR® Award

The Government of Yukon’s Energy Branch has won the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Canada Award in the category of Utility Energy Efficiency Program Administrator of the Year. Through the Good Energy Rebate Program, the Government of Yukon has consistently promoted a wide selection of qualifying ENERGY STAR products. Products include high-efficiency home heating systems and domestic […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201868 Views

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Timmins consultation firm expanding into energy sector – Northern Ontario Business

Commerce Management Group’s energy division will serve industrial, municipal and Indigenous clients. The Timmins-based consultation firm Commerce Management Group (CMG) is expanding into the energy sector. Founded more than 25 years ago, CMG specializes in strategic planning and alignment, project management, community development and facilitation for the mining, forestry, commercial, industrial, municipal, regional and First […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201856 Views

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Armed Forces help fly out evacuees – North Bay Nugget

May 8, 2018 KASHECHEWAN — The threat posed by the ice chunks and rising waters of the Albany River, spurred the Canadian Armed Forces to land a couple of aircraft in Kashechewan First Nation Monday morning pick up some of the remaining residents in the largely evacuated community. A Hercules transport plane and a Griffon […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201849 Views

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Huu-ay-aht power plant will create green cash flow

May 4, 2018 ANACLA – The Huu-ay-aht First Nations are taking advantage of green technology to generate a new source of revenue for the community with the construction of a clean-energy power plant on the west coast of Vancouver Island. The Huu-ay-aht community received $500,000 in equity funding from the B.C. government’s First Nations Clean Energy […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 2018130 Views

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Planned power outage in Sagamok-Anishnawbek First Nation and Massey – My Espanola Now

May 3, 2018 There will be a planned power outage in Sagamok-Anishnawbek First Nation and Massey this Sunday, May 6. Power should go out around 7:00am and come back around 11:00am. Hydro One is planning some routine maintenance. Just over 1,200 customers will be affected. Read More: https://www.myespanolanow.com/17676/planned-power-outage-in-sagamok-anishnawbek-first-nation-and-massey/

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201876 Views

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Ontario Helping Northern, Rural and Indigenous Communities Save on Heating Costs, Fight Climate Change

Province’s Carbon Market Funding Four New Wood Heat Pilot Programs May 2, 2018 Ontario is helping people in northern, rural and Indigenous communities save on energy costs, fight climate change and improve air quality by reducing the use of greenhouse gas-intensive fuel sources and old, inefficient wood stoves. Proceeds from the province’s carbon market will […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 2018114 Views

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Manitoba Hydro Electricity Rates – Notice of Decision

The Manitoba Public Utilities Board (PUB) approved a 3.6% average increase to Manitoba Hydro electricity rates for 2018/2019, effective June 1, 2018. PUB remains concerned about bill affordability for Manitoba consumers, therefore recommends the Province assume responsibility for the development of bill affordability programs to assist lower-income customers. PUB recommends that a portion of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201865 Views

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NEB: Spruce Ridge Program Hearing Order Issued

April 27, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) will hold a public hearing to consider a proposal from Westcoast Energy Inc., doing business as Spectra Energy Transmission (Westcoast), to build and operate two natural gas pipeline loops, totaling 38 kilometers, and the associated facilities. The NEB’s Hearing Order outlines the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 27, 201891 Views

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Media Advisory: Detailed Route Hearings for Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project head to Kamloops, Merritt

Media Advisory For immediate release April  26, 2018 CALGARY – The National Energy Board (NEB) will resume Detailed Route Hearings in the B.C. Interior in early May to hear from landowners who have raised concerns with the detailed route of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project. The NEB has scheduled hearings running from May 1 to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 201862 Views

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Government Introduces Bill to Safeguard Saskatchewan’s Energy Interests

April 23, 2018 Today, Energy and Resources Minister Bronwyn Eyre introduced Bill 126, The Energy Export Act, for first reading in the Saskatchewan Legislature. The bill responds to the inaction by the federal government to assert its jurisdictional authority to ensure the Trans Mountain Expansion Project proceeds.  The bill will create the legislative framework necessary to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 201865 Views

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U Ottawa Media Advisory: Public Confidence in Energy Decision-Making: How is Canada Doing?

April 20, 2018 Organized by Positive Energy (Institute for Science, Society and Policy) at the University of Ottawa this cutting-edge two day discussion will feature political, corporate, NGO, Indigenous and public sector leaders as keynote speakers and panelists. An analysis of the potential for new federal energy policy and regulatory measures to address public confidence […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201874 Views

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Auditor’s Reports and NEB Financial Statements

Core Control Audit The Office of the Comptroller General recently audited the National Energy Board’s compliance to requirements contained in selected policies and directives for financial management. As a regulator, the NEB invites rigorous scrutiny of our processes in the same way that we scrutinize those we regulate. We are pleased that the audit results […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201883 Views

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Paul First Nation goes green

April 12, 2018 Alberta has partnered with Paul First Nation to make energy bills more affordable and create local jobs. With support from Alberta’s Indigenous Climate Leadership programs, the First Nation will: Upgrade the energy efficiency of six housing units. Develop a long-term energy plan to help the Nation reduce energy needs and greenhouse gas […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 2018156 Views

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Canada’s wind energy sector in Calgary for two-day forum

As Prairie provinces embrace renewable electricity, the nation’s wind energy association brings leaders and experts to Calgary to discuss sustainable wind energy development Calgary, Alberta, April 10, 2018 – This morning Canada’s wind energy leaders kicked off their annual spring forum to explore trends and opportunities for an industry that, in the coming years, is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201890 Views

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A brighter future: How green energy is changing one Alberta First Nation – Thestar.com

A First Nation south of Edmonton has taken back control over their own energy with solar panels April 10, 2018 Maskwacis — The spring sun beaming down, Lionel Twins bends to brush recently fallen snow off the solar panel at his feet, one of dozens that help power the lights at the Louis Bull Tribe’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 2018111 Views

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