First Nations proposing new energy corridor in Western Canada – CBC

First Nations proposing new energy corridor in Western Canada – CBC

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202173 Views

Chiefs from Alberta, Saskatchewan, B.C. and NWT are discussing the project

Apr 12, 2021

First Nations leaders in Western Canada are proposing a corridor for transporting commodities from the region and — possibly — to the West Coast.

The goal is to establish a route for pipelines or rail lines to ship oil and other materials.

Treaty 8 leaders, who represent 40 First Nations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories, are already having talks with provincial and federal government ministers about the proposal.

At this time, the route is still under discussion, but access to the West Coast is a priority so commodities can be exported. That would require working with coastal communities outside of Treaty 8.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/bakx-corridor-treaty-8-1.5981922

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