This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
350 Canada: Teck Frontier Mine, the largest proposed tar sands mine, rejected itself. This is all thanks to the historic Indigenous-led resistance against mega fossil fuel projects building power in Canada.
It was fully supported by the First Nations in the region.
- All 14 of the Indigenous communities in the area signed benefits agreements with Teck.
- It was expected to bring thousands of jobs and billions in government revenue to the remote region, but now that opportunity is gone.https://www.teck.com/media/Frontier-Economic-Contributions.pdf
Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.
Despite protests and blockades, majority of British Columbians support pipeline project.
- Throughout the blockades and protests, the majority of Canadians did not agree with these demonstrations.
- The project also has support from the majority of Indigenous people in the area.