Our Nov. 22 webinar dialogue on reconciliation included these feedback from individuals:
- Kim Baird, Alliance advisor: ‘Financial reconciliation is only one department of a broader reconciliation that should occur in Canada. Reconciliation means to me, at its easiest stage, the respect of Indigenous rights and cultures, and to revive all the things that First Nations have had taken away from them, whether or not it’s political rights, authorized rights, and financial rights.”
- Clifford White, hereditary chief of the Gitxaala Nation: “Financial reconciliation is . . . the popularity of the standard territories of our folks and ensuring that there’s inclusion of our folks. . . . We have to guarantee that our persons are included in any respect ranges in order that they’re a part of the financial reconciliation; not simply the few that could be in management positions, however all of our folks.’
- Jackie Thomas, Saik’uz Nation councillor: “Financial reconciliation is about us being part of the economic system for a change from minor roles. We’ve all had minor roles in our communities . . . and now we’re taking an even bigger step. . . . First Nations, after we’re handled like true companions, will guarantee we now have regional stability.’
- Andrew Robinson, Nisga’a Lisims authorities: “Financial reconciliation actually begins from that truth-telling perspective of what’s an ally? . . . And the way do you’re employed with us, work with Fashionable Treaty nations, work with Indigenous nations, with reference to reaching a typical purpose?”
The recording of the webinar is on Zoom at http://ow.ly/uGNU50LM6Yn, and the password is 12AhtHM. (The password does embrace that interval on the finish). The webinar was moderated by Lisa Mueller of the Nation2Nation First Nations Enterprise Discussion board, and our Alliance outreach chief.
Observe: You’ll discover the formal introduction of the occasion and audio system is lacking initially of the recording.
BC LNG to Asia, and its domino impact
After Ottawa gave a chilly shoulder to Germany’s name for Canada to ship it LNG through the East Coast, consideration turned to a unique route for provides to Europe.
In brief, exporting Canadian LNG to Asia would unlock extra LNG from the U.S. (a few of it made with Canadian pure gasoline) in order that the U.S. might meet extra of the LNG demand from Europe.
Not as financially rewarding for Canada, maybe, however most likely extra real looking than exports from Canada’s East Coast, no less than for some years.
The Alberta authorities’s Canadian Vitality Centre declared: “Primarily destined for Asia, LNG shipped from B.C. might assist divert different world shipments to Europe.
“’Extra Western Canadian LNG would permit numerous the opposite sources to go to Europe. It’s like a domino,’ mentioned Matthias Bloennigen, director of Americas consulting with Wooden Mackenzie.
The Vitality Centre added: “Asia represents 67 per cent of world LNG demand right this moment, and that share is anticipated to develop as demand doubles to succeed in 700 million tonnes per 12 months by 2040.
“Over the approaching many years Canada has an enormous alternative to ship LNG from the British Columbia coast to provide clients in northeast Asia, based on a brand new report by Wooden Mackenzie.”
That report, from UK-based WoodMac and the Canadian Vitality Centre, additionally discovered that supplying Canadian LNG to Asia might scale back emissions by the equal of eradicating each car from Canadian roads.
North American LNG good for many years
Administration consulting agency McKinsey & Firm (which has places of work in some 130 cities and 65 international locations) mentioned North America has the potential to offer reasonably priced pure gasoline that might tackle power safety and assist decarbonization.
The McKinsey report’s headline: “How North American pure gasoline might alleviate the worldwide power disaster.”
“The area has potential to offer this low-cost, various power supply—and it could possibly be activated shortly,” mentioned McKinsey.
“North America might meet greater than 30 years of home and LNG export demand, even when factoring in demand progress.”
One other step ahead for Cedar LNG
The BC Environmental Evaluation Workplace has accomplished its evaluation of the proposed Cedar LNG Undertaking, a undertaking of the Haisla Nation in partnership with Pembina Pipeline Company.
Provincial and federal authorities then have as much as 45 days (beginning on Nov. 16) to resolve whether or not to difficulty an environmental evaluation certificates, not difficulty a certificates or require additional evaluation.
ALSO IN THE NEWS
- Canada has fallen properly behind in constructing its LNG trade, and is lacking out on billions: http://ow.ly/aR4M50LJ8tV
- Convention Board of Canada: Indigenous possession in main initiatives is rising: https://bit.ly/3E2pBBi
- Robert Merasty: How will Canada construct main power initiatives once more? The hot button is Indigenous possession: http://ow.ly/cl8y50LKj58
- Three main energy-services companies and the Haisla Nation companion to service LNG initiatives in BC http://ow.ly/bG8X50LBUMO
- Might Alaska import LNG from #BC? Two utilities are wanting into it: http://ow.ly/9kWP50LJ3bS
- Podcast: Paul Wells talks to Susannah Pierce of ShellCanada on how Shell intends to succeed in internet zero, and why decreasing the carbon tax could also be dangerous for enterprise. Hear right here: http://ow.ly/OExu50LGwcq
- Useful resource Works hosts a lunch occasion in Vancouver on Tuesday Nov. 29: What’s going to it take to get to Web Zero? Can Canada actually get there? You possibly can register right here: http://ow.ly/yRoz50LFe8O
- Clear Vitality BC’s First Nations Vitality Summit 2023 is scheduled for Jan. 17-18, in Vancouver. Data/register: http://ow.ly/xqWq50LLB2y
- Registration is open for the twentieth annual BC Pure Sources Discussion board, Jan. 17-19 at Prince George: http://ow.ly/4Irx50LyLRo
- Indigenous Nexus 2023 (“Bringing widespread sense and smart environmentalism to natural-resource growth”) takes place Jan. 25-26 in Calgary: http://ow.ly/9oMv50Ly5YC
- New dates have been set for the Nationwide Coalition of Chiefs’ Clear Vitality Summit: now Feb. 16-17, 2023, Tsuut’ina Nation (close to Calgary). Data/Register: http://ow.ly/xwmn50Lqhgg
- The seventh Indigenous Useful resource Alternatives Convention is scheduled for Feb. 28-March 1: https://www.bciroc.ca/
- The First Nation’s Main Tasks Coalition has set its 2023 Values Pushed Financial system Convention for April 24-25 in Vancouver. Early-bird low cost ends Dec. 15. Register right here: http://ow.ly/aKUX50KKKnh
- The Canada Fuel and LNG Exhibition and Convention runs Could September 11, 2023, in Vancouver: http://ow.ly/YxcZ50LjFM1
- The Ahead Summit’s 2023 occasion is ready for Could 17-18, on the Gray Eagle Resort & On line casino close to Calgary. Registration: http://ow.ly/Q8ZV50K7FYb (Observe that there’s an Indigenous low cost.)
- The Indigenous Partnerships Success Showcase now has introduced dates for its 2023 occasion: June 1 and a couple of in Vancouver: Be taught extra: http://ly/IZC850LH58j
- The International Vitality Present is ready for Calgary June 13-15, 2023. Data: http://ow.ly/UvTL50LjFlM
- The Worldwide Fuel Analysis Convention will probably be held in Banff AB in Could 2024. Our Karen Ogen-Toews is on the nationwide organizing committee. Convention web site: https://igrc2024.org/
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(Posted right here 27 November 2022)