This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
Most First Nations along Coastal GasLink’s route support the project.
- All 20 elected First Nation councils along the pipeline’s route have signed agreements with TC Energy.
- Some First Nation groups have even considered buying stakes in the pipeline project.
Indigenous groups support hydrocarbon production.
- Teck has signed agreements with all 14 Indigenous Communities in the project area.
- Despite the support of Indigenous groups like the National Coalition of Chiefs who support resource development for improving their communities, Environmental groups often oppose them.
Here is why it is essential for the UCP government to stand up for the oil and gas industry.
- In 2018, the NDP government estimated that pipeline constraints cost Alberta $84 million a day, now they don’t want to defend the energy industry.
- Pipeline constraints have also been caused by blockades and legal challenges from ‘anti-tar sands’ activists. Some of those groups are funded by foreign foundations.