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Harper Government Welcomes the Coming into Force of the Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act

Ref. #2-3871 OTTAWA, ONTARIO (November 1, 2013) – The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced the coming into force today of the Safe Drinking Water for…

Siera Club BC Welcomes Scathing Federal Review of New Prosperity Mine

Nov 01, 2013 Sierra Club BC welcomes the CEAA review panel report, which found that the proposed New Prosperity mine would have “significant adverse effects” on fish and fish habitat,…

Alberta Energy Regulator responding to Obed Mountain Coal Mine Process Water Containment Failure

For immediate release Calgary, Alberta (Nov 01, 2013)… The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has been notified by Obed Mountain Coal Ltd. that a pit containing coal process and surface water…

Green Energy Award Confirms Chief Feschuk as a National Leader in Sustainable Development

SECHELT, BC, Oct. 31, 2013 – On Monday October 28th, 2013 shíshálh Nation, Regional Power, and Capstone Infrastructure Corporation were awarded the CEBC Environmental Stewardship Award for the Sechelt Creek…

Taseko Issues Statement on Panel Report

November 1, 2013, Vancouver BC – Taseko (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) (the “Company”) today issued the following statement in response to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency federal Review Panel…

Federal Review Panel Issues Environmental Assessment Report for Proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project

OTTAWA – October 31, 2013 – The Federal Review Panel reviewing the proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project today announced that it is submitting its environmental assessment report to the…

NEB Delivers on Commitment to Release a Draft Safety Culture Framework and Definition

For immediate release 31 October 2013 NEB Delivers on Commitment to Release a Draft Safety Culture Framework and Definition CALGARY – The National Energy Board (NEB or the Board) today…

Natural Gas Exploration to Begin in Pictou County

Energy/Environment October 31, 2013 Natural gas exploration in Pictou County is getting underway, under strict regulations from the departments of Energy and Environment. East Coast Energy Inc. has met all…

Oil and gas exploration – Three First Nations formed Political Coalition to protect the Gulf of St. Lawrence

GESPEG, QC, Oct. 29, 2013 – The Innu, Maliseet and Mi’gmaq Chiefs announced today they have formed a Political Coalition to protect the Gulf of St. Lawrence from the dangers posed by oil and…

Working with shishálh Nation to create green jobs

October 28, 2013 VANCOUVER – The shishálh Nation, formerly Sechelt Indian Band, will benefit from the most recent round of funding under the First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF).…

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