By Geoff Dembicki, TheTyee.ca, March 25, 2013
The Canadian Press, CBC News, Mar 19, 2013
Vancouver lawyer Doug Eyford to submit preliminary report to Harper by June
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has named an envoy to deal with aboriginal opposition to resource development in Alberta and British Columbia.
Lauren McCauley, Common Dreams, March 8 2013
Day seven of blockade: Group hopes to slow down the flow of Canadian tar sands oil
Bob Weber, The Canadian Press, Edmonton Journal, March 3, 2013
EDMONTON - Alberta aboriginals are lining up against an energy project deemed crucial to the B.C. economy.
Nathan VanderKlippe, Globe and Mail, Feb 5 2013
CALGARY — For the Canadian energy industry desperate to pump oil and natural gas through British Columbia, the single greatest obstacle has been the dozens of first nations fighting to ensure pipelines are never built.
Canadian Press, National Post, Jan 29 2013
Chief Terry Teegee says the projects are at risk because there are no agreements in place for First Nations to assess them
Mark Hume, Globe and Mail, Dec. 18 2012
VANCOUVER —Oil and gas development is to be banned from a 400,000-hectare area in northwestern British Columbia known as the Sacred Headwaters, The Globe and Mail has learned.
News Release, Government of BC, December 18, 2012
VICTORIA - Today, the government of British Columbia joined the Tahltan Central Council (TCC) and Shell Canada (Shell) to announce an agreement has been reached to resolve the status of natural-gas tenure in the Klappan area of northwest B.C.
Globe and Mail, The Canadian Press, Nov. 22 2012
Members of a First Nation in northern British Columbia have evicted surveyors working on a natural gas pipeline project from their territory, seized equipment and set up a roadblock against all pipeline activity.
Tiffany Crawford, Vancouver Sun, July 28 2012
VANCOUVER — First Nations opposed to the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline project are accusing B.C. Premier Christy Clark of selling out British Columbians and putting a price tag on the future of aboriginal people.
By Kai Nagata, TheTyee.ca, July 23 2012
Heiltsuk leaders say BC government's announcement today changes nothing.
Gloria Gallowy & Nathan VanderKlippe, Globe and Mail, Jul 13 2012
Damien Gillis, TheCanadian.org, June 14 2012
Dan MacLennan, Campbell River Courier-Islander, June 13, 2012
A group of North Island First Nations is defending a contentious run-of-river power project, saying the NDP's opposition to the project is misinformed.
By Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun, June 7, 2012
Native groups dispute Enbridge's claim that 60 per cent of first nations along route support project
Money can't buy you love - that's a message several B.C. aboriginal groups sent on Wednesday to proponents of the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.
JUSTINE HUNTER, Globe and Mail, Jun. 03 2012
VICTORIA — A 30-page technical report containing the B.C. government’s assessment of the proposed Northern Gateway project sits on Environment Minister Terry Lake’s desk. Still, his government remains silent on the plan to build a pipeline across northern B.C. to get Alberta oil to Asian markets.
Hansard, May 31 2012
Hansard, May 30 2012
Debate in the Legislature on the second reading of Bill 49 focussed on the removal of a section of the Dzawadi–Upper Klinaklini River conservancy to accommodate the design plans for the Klinaklini Hydroelectric Project. Rob Fleming, Michael Sather, and Claire Trevena led the debate and were quite informative.
Justine Hunter, Globe and Mail, Apr. 05, 2012
VICTORIA— The federal review of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline has hit another setback this week after a coastal first nation community withdrew from the process, saying the Harper government has predetermined the outcome.
By Teresa Smith, Postmedia News, February 23, 2012
An Alberta First Nation that says its treaty rights were violated when the province granted oilsands leases to Shell Canada Ltd. has lost its bid to take the case to the country's top court.
QCI Observer, 12 December 2011
Haida Nation president Guujaaw says the nation will not be getting into the wind farm business, after citizens rejected a partnership with NaiKun Wind Energy Group in a vote Saturday (Dec. 10).
By Mike Hager, Peter O’Neil and Gordon Hoekstra, Vancouver Sun, December 5, 2011
Gitxsan First Nation communities held emergency meetings over the weekend to figure out how to scuttle a Northern Gateway pipeline deal with Enbridge Inc. announced Friday.
Justine Hunter, Globe and Mail, Nov. 10, 2011
On Dec. 22, 1854, the Snuneymuxw people signed a treaty that provided them with 668 blankets. In exchange, British settlers got to mine the rich coal seam in their territory.
By Scott Simpson, Vancouver Sun, November 11, 2011
A northeast British Columbia first nation chief confirmed Thursday that it rejects an $860-million, China-financed coal mine that was championed this week by Premier Christy Clark during her trade mission to Asia.
By Gordon Hoekstra, Vancouver Sun, September 9, 2011
Enbridge's proposal to hand over 10-per-cent stake in $5.5-billion project called 'desperate and disrespectful attempt' to buy support
The five northern B.C. first nations that make up the Yinka Dene Alliance claim traditional territory that covers 25 per cent of the pipeline route.