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Aboriginal rights a threat to Canada’s resource agenda, documents reveal

By Martin Lukacs

The Canadian government is increasingly worried that the growing clout of aboriginal peoples’ rights could obstruct its aggressive resource development plans, documents reveal.

Since 2008, the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs has run a risk management program to …

Our Nation, Their Interest


A new report by Environmental Defence and ForestEthics called “Our Nation, Their Interest: The Case Against the Northern Gateway Pipeline and Tanker Project” was released today as part of a BC delegation to Ottawa. The report documents the reasons why …

Nebraska judge strikes down law that let Keystone pipeline through state


WASHINGTON—Canada’s lobbying campaign for the Keystone XL pipeline took an unexpected blow Wednesday when a Nebraska judge struck down an industry-friendly law used to determine its path through the state, leaving the project in regulatory limbo.