This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
Pipelines are a means of economic reconciliation.
- Groups like the National Coalition of Chiefs see pipelines as a means to prosperity and to combat on-reserve poverty.
- 57 First Nations produce oil or gas on their reserve lands, bringing employment and benefits to their homes.
David Staples: Who does the heavy lifting on Indigenous reconciliation? Oil companies like Syncrude, for one.
Oil and gas companies are helping with economic reconciliation.
- Companies like Suncor have done over $5 billion in trade with Indigenous businesses.
- About 6% of the oil and gas workforce self identify as Indigenous, which is double the Canadian average for Indigenous employment.