This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
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The same group that brought you Tzeporah Berman is trying to halt Coastal GasLink construction, end Indigenous business opportunities.
- By stopping the funding of Coastal GasLink, Indigenous communities will lose out on $2 billion worth of employment and business contracts.
- STAND.earth has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from foreign organizations to campaign against energy projects in Canada.https://www.vicnews.com/business/b-c-liberals-call-for-ban-on-foreign-funds-to-pipeline-protesters/
Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right
Indigenous communities want the opportunity to reap the economic benefits of natural resources.
- Many Indigenous groups like the Indian Resource Council and the National Coalition of Chiefs see resource extraction as a way to overcome poverty in their communities.
- Over 400 Indigenous companies have done business with the oil and gas industry in Canada over the last 5 years.