National coalition of chiefs say despite pipeline protests, they’re investing in oil and gas – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202060 Views

February 27, 2020

The head of Project Reconciliation says that despite the loss of the Teck Frontier mining project, and the protests across the country, his organization is still interested in investing in the oil and gas industry.

“We are pushing hard to have an equity stake, majority stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline (expansion project),” said Delbert Wapass. “I think we can’t afford not to do it. When we look at the opportunities that are out there, and we go back and look at our communities and how they are hurting. “I’m a firm believer that the economy and the environment don’t have to be on opposing ends.”

Project Reconciliation is an Indigenous owned group, based in Saskatchewan, that wants to buy a majority piece of the Trans Canada expansion project.

Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2020/02/27/national-coalition-of-chiefs-say-despite-pipeline-protests-theyre-investing-in-oil-and-gas/

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