Webinar Panel Video: How far we’ve come – Indigenous engagement with the Canadian energy economy – MLI

Webinar Panel Video: How far we’ve come – Indigenous engagement with the Canadian energy economy – MLI

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 2020182 Views

The past decade has seen a transformation in Indigenous engagement in the natural resource economy. Most recently, two Indigenous-led groups have emerged as prime bidders for the TransMountain Pipeline.

This development is far from unexpected. For years, Indigenous communities have benefited from royalty payments, business opportunities and employment prospects.

However, with the oil and gas industry at a global crossroads, so too is the future of Indigenous economic empowerment through the sector. Whether it is high profile environmental challenges obstructing pipeline construction or an ever changing and punitive regulatory environment, the risks to natural resource development are threatening productive Indigenous engagement with industry.

Read More: https://www.macdonaldlaurier.ca/webinar-panel-video-far-weve-come-indigenous-engagement-canadian-energy-economy/

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