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AER announces new President and CEO

March 26, 2020 The AER is pleased to announce that after a thorough and exhaustive competition, Laurie Pushor has been named President and CEO, effective April 15, 2020. Mr. Pushor has an in-depth understanding of – and appreciation for – the critical work of the energy regulator. As deputy minister of the Saskatchewan Ministry of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202021 Views

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Emera and Nova Scotia Power contribute a combined $1M to the Atlantic Compassion Fund and Home Energy Assistance Top-up (HEAT) Fund

Halifax – To help meet immediate and emerging needs of communities in Atlantic Canada due to COVID-19, Emera Inc. is contributing $500,000 to the United Way’s Atlantic Compassion Fund and its operating company Nova Scotia Power will donate $500,000 to the Home Energy Assistance Top-up (HEAT) Fund. “The global COVID-19 pandemic is resulting in extraordinary […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202022 Views

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Ontario Providing Electricity Relief to Families, Small Businesses and Farms During COVID-19

Province suspending time-of-use rates for 45 days March 24, 2020 TORONTO – To support Ontarians through the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, the Government of Ontario is providing immediate electricity rate relief for families, small businesses and farms paying time-of-use (TOU) rates. For a 45-day period, the government is working to suspend time-of-use electricity rates, holding […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202030 Views

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Canada Energy Regulator releases pre-construction audit of TC Energy’s Keystone Pipeline GP Ltd. and corrective and preventative action plan

The audit evaluated Keystone’s established processes for managing construction-related safety, emergency, environmental and integrity programs for construction activities. March 17, 2020 The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) today released its pre-construction audit of TC Energy’s (formerly TransCanada) Keystone Pipeline GP Ltd (Keystone) project. The audit evaluated Keystone’s preparedness to manage construction of its Keystone Project in a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202034 Views

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Canada Energy Regulator’s precautionary measures and business continuity plans related to COVID-19

March 16, 2020 I am writing to let you know what the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) is doing to protect its staff and all those we work closely with, and how we plan to continue our regulatory oversight of Canada’s energy infrastructure. The situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic is changing rapidly. We are closely monitoring […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202027 Views

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Pattern Energy and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Complete Transaction

SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO, March 16, 2020 — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or “the Company”) and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPP Investments”) today announced the completion of the previously announced merger transaction (the “Transaction”). Under the terms of the merger agreement, CPP Investments acquired all of the outstanding common […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202034 Views

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SFU research group advocates for First Nations clean energy opportunities

March 10, 2020 Simon Fraser University’s new Clean Energy Research Group (CERG) suggests that all First Nations should be able to provide clean energy to ratepayers across the province. CERG considers itself a neutral party amidst the various stakeholders who have made submissions on the issue to the B.C. Utilities Commission in response to a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202048 Views

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BC Hydro Review generating new ideas for clean power – BC Gov

March 6, 2020 BC Hydro Review generating new ideas for clean power VICTORIA – The interim report from Phase 2 of the BC Hydro Review has been released, focusing on leveraging B.C.’s clean hydroelectricity to meet the Province’s climate goals, support economic development and make life more affordable. The report describes the scope, context and work […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 202036 Views

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Ontario Expanding Natural Gas to More Communities

Making Life More Affordable for Individuals, Families and Businesses on Scugog Island March 6, 2020 PORT PERRY — Ontario is expanding access to natural gas throughout rural, northern Ontario and Indigenous communities with the launch of the next phase of the Natural Gas Expansion Program. Bill Walker, Associate Minister of Energy, announced today that construction […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 2020107 Views

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StFX’s Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership hosts two-day Energy Transition School

March 3rd, 2020 That was the question participants at a recent Energy Transition School, hosted by StFX’s Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership on Feb. 28-29, 2020, focused on over two days at the multi-session event directed by three scholars, Dr. Jeff Diamanti of the University of Amsterdam; Dr. Imre Szeman, University of Waterloo; and Dr. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 202045 Views

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Energy sector advocate wonders ‘who’s pulling the strings’ in opposing oil and gas projects in Canada – APTN News

March 3, 2020 Stephen Buffalo feels there is a lot of misrepresentation around the resource sector and Indigenous people’s opposition to it. Buffalo is the CEO and president of the Indian Resource Council, representing roughly 130 First Nation communities that are producing or have the potential to produce oil and gas. “Without a doubt First […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 202065 Views

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Pattern Energy Files Investor Presentation

February 24, 2020 Board Urges Stockholders to Vote “FOR” the Transaction with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or the “Company”) today filed an investor presentation highlighting that the Company’s pending transaction with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPP Investments”) […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202035 Views

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Media Advisory – Canada Energy Regulator to hear second round of Oral Indigenous Knowledge on NGTL application to build Edson Mainline Expansion Project

February 25, 2020, Calgary, AB, Canada Energy Regulator The Commission of the Canada Energy Regulator (Commission, CER) will hear oral Indigenous knowledge on an application from NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) to build and operate approximately 85 kilometres of natural gas pipeline in central Alberta. The CER recognizes that Indigenous peoples have an oral tradition for sharing […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202066 Views

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SECURE Energy announces 2019 fourth quarter and year end results

CALGARY, Feb. 24, 2020 – Secure Energy Services Inc. (“SECURE” or the “Corporation”) (TSX – SES) announced today its operational and financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2019, highlighted by 2019 Adjusted EBITDAi of $180.2 million, or $1.13 per basic share. The following press release should be read in conjunction with […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202035 Views

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Canada and Quebec are investing in improved access to renewable energy in northern Quebec

JAMES BAY, QC, Feb. 20, 2020  – Making strategic investments in infrastructure projects that meet the specific needs of rural and northern communities is key to building stronger, more inclusive communities where everyone can succeed. The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, and Jonatan Julien, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 202083 Views

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CER recommends approval for NGTL 2021 System Expansion Project

February 19, 2020 – Canada Energy Regulator The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) is recommending that Federal cabinet approve NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) 2021 System Expansion Project. The project includes approximately 344 km of natural gas pipeline in eight loops and three compressor station unit additions. The project would start near Grande Prairie, AB and end just […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 202048 Views

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Pattern Energy Board of Directors Reiterates Recommendation that Stockholders Vote “FOR” Proposed Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Transaction

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 19, 2020 — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) reiterated its recommendation that stockholders vote “FOR” the proposals relating to the Company’s pending transaction with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPP Investments”) at the upcoming Special […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202051 Views

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NaiKun Wind Releases First Quarter Financial Results

Vancouver, B.C. – February 18, 2020 – NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-Venture: NKW) today announced its financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2019, a fiscal period during which the Company continued to explore ways to forward the NaiKun Wind Project while controlling its costs. A substantial restructuring was undertaken in fiscal […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202045 Views

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The Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy (ARENA) Program Seeks Renewable Energy Enthusiasts

Calling all renewable energy enthusiasts, the Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy (ARENA) is seeking its next set of project participants. The ARENA project is a circumpolar knowledge sharing and capacity-building program focused on isolated power systems integration. The project, which is endorsed by the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group, is held in partnership with […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202092 Views

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Another Yukon community lines up for solar power – CBC

White River First Nation proposing solar farm in Beaver Creek to offset diesel use Feb 13, 2020 The community of Beaver Creek, Yukon, could potentially cut its use of diesel-powered generators by 60 per cent, if a new solar project goes ahead. The White River First Nation plans to build a 1.5 megawatt (MW) solar […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 2020109 Views

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Minister Coady Releases Final Report on Muskrat Falls from the Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities

February 7, 2020 The Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, today released the Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities’ (PUB) final report on options to pay for Muskrat Falls, which the PUB submitted to the Provincial Government this evening (Friday, February 7). The PUB’s final report can be found hereOpens in new window. The […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202064 Views

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Re-envisioning an Energy Strategy for Manitoba: Winnipeg workshop on March 10

Feb 6, 2020 An interactive workshop on energy is being held in Winnipeg on March 10, 2020, at the University of Winnipeg. This free event is for consumers, researchers, energy providers, entrepreneurs, decision-makers, and anyone who is interested in the future of energy use in Manitoba. All are welcome. Registration is required. For more info […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 2020136 Views

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Greengate Power and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Announce Investment Agreement for Canada’s Largest Solar Energy Project – qof the Largest in the World

Travers Solar is expected to attract approximately C$500 million of foreign investment and bring more than 500 jobs to Alberta’s growing renewable energy sector CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 03, 2020– Greengate Power Corporation (Greengate) and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement with the intention to fund the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202084 Views

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Yukon Renewable Electricity Panel final report released

The Yukon Renewable Electricity Panel final report is now available to the public. The report follows public engagement on Yukon’s renewable energy future organized by the Government of Yukon, the Yukon Energy Corporation and Yukon Development Corporation. The expert panel hosted public conversations, and gathered input on renewable electricity from students, non-government organizations, advocacy groups, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202080 Views

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Cenovus to help address Indigenous housing crisis in northern Alberta

Calgary, Alberta (January 30, 2020) – Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE) (NYSE: CVE) today launched a major initiative aimed at addressing one of the most pressing issues facing Indigenous communities in Canada – the lack of adequate housing that is forcing many families to live in overcrowded and unsafe conditions. Cenovus is committing $10 million […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 202073 Views

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Suncor Energy to release fourth quarter 2019 financial results

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 29, 2020 – Suncor will release its fourth quarter financial results on Feb. 5, 2020 before 8:00 p.m. MT (10:00 p.m. ET). A webcast to review the fourth quarter will be held on Feb. 6 at 7:30 a.m. MT (9:30 a.m. ET). Representing management will be Mark Little, president and chief executive […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 202085 Views

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NaiKun Wind Releases Year-End Financial Results

Vancouver, B.C. – January 27, 2020 – NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-Venture: NKW) today announced its financial results for the year ended September 30, 2019, a fiscal period during which the Company continued to explore ways to forward the NaiKun Wind Project while controlling its costs. A substantial restructuring was undertaken in fiscal 2010 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 202054 Views

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Permit advances geothermal clean-energy project in Fort Nelson

Jan. 28, 2020 FORT NELSON – The Province has awarded a permit to the Fort Nelson First Nation to advance a geothermal energy project with the potential to produce clean, renewable electricity for people in the Fort Nelson area. “Fort Nelson is not connected to B.C.’s electricity grid, so geothermal energy could replace power currently generated from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 202078 Views

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for the Assembly of First Nations 2020 National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow in Toronto, Ontario

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for the Assembly of First Nations 2020 National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow in Toronto, Ontario Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations is hosting the 2020 National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow on March 10-12, 2020, in Toronto, Ontario, at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. The forum will host plenary […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 2020144 Views

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Journalists covering Indigenous Peoples in renewable energy should focus on context and truth, not click-bait – The Conversation

We rely on the news media to help us understand the world. But news media does not provide unbiased windows. This bias has been shown to be a problem for Indigenous Peoples around the world. For example, Brad Clark of Royal Roads University has said that TV news coverage of First Nations, Métis and Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202095 Views

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Pattern Energy Sets March 10, 2020, for Special Meeting Vote on CPPIB Merger Agreement

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2020 – Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or the “Company”) today announced that it had established a record date of January 31, 2020, and a special meeting date of March 10, 2020, for a meeting of its stockholders to, among other things, vote to approve proposals […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202066 Views

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Canada Energy Regulator to hear Oral Indigenous Knowledge on NGTL application to build Edson Mainline Expansion Project

CALGARY, Jan. 20, 2020  – The Commission of the Canada Energy Regulator (Commission, CER) will hear oral Indigenous knowledge on an application from NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) to build and operate approximately 85 kilometres of natural gas pipeline in central Alberta. The CER recognizes that Indigenous peoples have an oral tradition for sharing knowledge from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202072 Views

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Editorial: Hydro power’s promise – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Atlantic Canada’s premiers — with a big helping hand from visiting Quebec Premier François Legault — were thinking big this week. The highlight of the St. John’s meeting was easily the dream of someday providing all of the region’s energy needs with plentiful, economical and renewable hydroelectric power from northern Quebec and Labrador. There’s no […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2020113 Views

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Indigenous Communities Take Stake in Essential Energy Infrastructure as Canadian Utilities, an ATCO Company, Completes Sale of Alberta PowerLine

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 19, 2019 ATCO Ltd. (TSX: ACO.X, ACO.Y) / Canadian Utilities Limited (TSX: CU, CU.X) Canadian Utilities Limited (CU), an ATCO company, along with Quanta Services, Inc. (Quanta) (NYSE:PWR), has completed the previously announced sale of Alberta PowerLine (APL), a partnership between CU (80 per cent) and Quanta (20 per cent). “We are […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 2019185 Views

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Indigenous leaders meet with banks to discourage investment in Arctic energy – National Observer

December 18th 2019 First Nations leaders from Yukon are meeting with bankers in Toronto this week to try to persuade them not to invest in energy development on the range of a vital caribou herd. “We are going down to encourage them not to invest in the lease sales that are going on in Alaska,” […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2019146 Views

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Ontario Expanding Natural Gas to More Communities Across Ontario

December 17, 2019 LUCKNOW — Today, Associate Minister of Energy Bill Walker announced that the government is expanding access to natural gas to more families and businesses throughout rural, northern Ontario and Indigenous communities. The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) will begin the process of collecting information about natural gas expansion opportunities across Ontario and develop […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2019103 Views

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Pattern Energy Announces Expiration of “Go-Shop Period”

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9, 2019 — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or “the Company”) today announced the expiration of the 35-day “Go-Shop Period” under the merger agreement between Pattern Energy and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPPIB”) (the “Merger Agreement”) that was previously announced on November 4, 2019. During the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201991 Views

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Qulliq Energy Corporation maintains Certificate of Recognition (COR) accreditation through external audit

IQALUIT, Nunavut (December 9, 2019) – Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) successfully passed an external audit by the Northern Safety Association (NSA). Part of a well-respected, Canada-wide certification program, COR audits evaluate existing health and safety programs along with workplace practices. QEC completed the audit with an overall score of 86%. “In 2013, QEC was the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2019121 Views

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CNSC amends Saskatchewan Research Council’s non-power reactor operating licence

From: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission December 9, 2019 – Ottawa Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced its decision to amend Saskatchewan Research Council’s (SRC) non-power reactor operating licence for its SLOWPOKE-2 reactor facility located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The decision was made further to a public hearing held on September 26, 2019 in Ottawa, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2019110 Views

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NexGen Signs Four Study Agreements With Local Communities

VANCOUVER, Dec. 5, 2019  – NexGen Energy Ltd. (“NexGen” or the “Company”) (TSX: NXE, NYSE MKT: NXE) is pleased to report a new milestone in its Environmental Assessment process. NexGen has successfully entered into Study Agreements with four local communities within the project area. The communities are all within proximity (Map 1) to the 100% owned, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2019166 Views

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CER approves Chevron Canada application to export LNG

December 4, 2019 The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has approved an application from Chevron Canada to export LNG for a term of 40 years. In reviewing the application, the CER found that the natural gas that Chevron plans to export would be surplus to the needs of Canadians, both today and in the future. In […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2019170 Views

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The Canada Energy Regulator releases new long-term energy outlook

December 3, 2019 – Canada Energy Regulator Today, the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) released its long-term energy outlook that explores how new technologies, infrastructure developments and climate policy will impact Canadian energy consumption and production trends over the next 20 years. Canada’s Energy Future 2019: Energy Supply and Demand Projections to 2040 shows that while […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 2019129 Views

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Leading Independent Proxy Advisor Firm Glass Lewis Recommends that Pengrowth Energy Corporation Shareholders Approve the Arrangement with Cona Resources Ltd.

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 03, 2019 — Pengrowth Energy Corporation (“Pengrowth” or the “Company”) (TSX:PGF, OTCQX:PGHEF) today announced that a second leading proxy advisory firm, Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC (“Glass Lewis”), released a report (the “Glass Lewis Report”) recommending that Pengrowth shareholders vote in favour of the proposed arrangement (the “Arrangement”) with Cona Resources Ltd. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 2019124 Views

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First Nation-owned and operated solar farm opens in B.C. – CTV

December 2, 2019 WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — The chief of a small Indigenous community in British Columbia’s Interior says he expects the power to go on any day now for what will be among the first solar farms 100 per cent owned and operated by a First Nation in the province. Chief Russell Myers Ross […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 2019137 Views

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B.C. community opens solar farm 100 per cent owned and operated by First Nation – Times Colonist

December 1, 2019 WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — The chief of a small Indigenous community in British Columbia’s Interior says he expects the power to go on any day now for what will be among the first solar farms 100 per cent owned and operated by a First Nation in the province. Chief Russell Myers Ross […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 2019103 Views

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Could Indigenous ownership kick-start energy sector? – Wealth Professional

There’s an idea being floated out West, a means to restore a little hope to the bleak prospects for investors in Canada’s energy sector: Indigenous ownership of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX). At a panel discussion at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, industry and First Nations leaders […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2019114 Views

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Nunavut’s neighbours gather to discuss the future of renewable energy in the Arctic – Nunatsiaq News

28 November 2019 Representatives from Greenland, Canada and U.S. talk ideas and lessons learned Renewable energy experts from across the Arctic gathered in Iqaluit on Nov. 21 and Nov. 22 to share ideas and lessons learned when operating in the North. Participants from Nunavut, Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, Greenland and the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 2019141 Views

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Can First Nations Power Authority transform the energy industry? – National Observer

November 24th 2019 After hundreds of years of outside governments and industry cashing in on Indigenous lands and resources with few benefits reciprocated, one organization is setting new precedent that could transform the energy industry. Armed with the backing of dozens of First Nation members and corporate partnerships, an initiative to create renewable energy projects […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 2019132 Views

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Manitoba slams lack of detail on Indigenous child-welfare overhaul plan – National Post

WINNIPEG — Canada is only six weeks away from one of the largest-ever reforms to the Indigenous child-welfare system and Ottawa has not shared information about how it will be implemented or funded, Manitoba’s families minister says. “This is not the way to bring about reforms in such an important area as this that will […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 2019196 Views

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Nova Scotia Recognized as a National Leader in Energy Efficiency

November 19, 2019 Nova Scotia continues to be a North American leader in fighting climate change by reducing emissions and now our province is being recognized as a national leader for energy efficiency efforts. The Efficiency Canada study released today, Nov. 19, ranked Nova Scotia best in Canada for energy efficiency programs and for having […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2019133 Views

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