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Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Dakelh Territory/Prince George BC –This week the provinces of British Columbia (BC) and Alberta agreed to a framework agreement on oil pipelines. The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) remains steadfast with its members that are absolutely opposed to the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, or any other heavy oil pipelines proposed in CSTC territory.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Dakelh Territory, Prince George, B.C. – First Nations, governments and developers took a major step today towards making sure First Nations are properly informed and equipped to make decisions about proposed liquid natural gas (LNG) developments in Northern B.C.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
The BC First Nations' LNG Summit began in Prince George, on Wednesday.
Friday, October 4, 2013
Dakelh Territory, Prince George, B.C. - The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council will be hosting the B.C. First Nations LNG Summit for First Nations, provincial, federal and international governments, and proponents of natural gas developments in Prince George, B.C. The invitation-only two day event is designed to build relationships between First Nations communities, governments and developers to address the many complicated challenges and opportunities associated with these large projects.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Dakelh Territory, Prince George, BC. Canada. – The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) is inviting neighboring First Nations communities, Provincial and Federal Governments, and proponents of natural gas developments to a BC First Nations Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Summit to be held at the Civic Centre in Prince George on October 9th and 10th. The LNG Summit will be preceded by a First Nations LNG workshop that is co-hosted by the BC First Nations Energy and Mining Council and the First Nations Financial Management Board at the same venue on October 8th.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
OTTAWA — A Vancouver-based environmental group is challenging the federal government’s limits on participation in hearings for projects such as Kinder Morgan’s proposed pipeline to ship bitumen crude from Alberta to British Columbia. ForestEthics Advocacy, represented by prominent lawyer Clayton Ruby, filed an action in the Federal Court of Canada in Toronto on Tuesday seeking to have 2012 legislation limiting who can participate in hearings struck down as unconstitutional.
Friday, July 26, 2013
Dakelh Territory, Prince George, British Columbia. Canada. The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) would like to extend its gratitude to the St’at’imc Government, Northern Shuswap Tribal Council (NSTC) and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) for the recent delivery of approximately 200 Early Stuart sockeye that were seized in the St’at’imc (Lillooet), and Nlka’pamux (Thompson in the Lytton area) territories. The CSTC has distributed this important fish resource to elders, disabled and families in need. The CSTC member First Nations are at the headwaters of the Upper Fraser and have been working with First Nations in the Fraser watershed to conserve the Early Stuart salmon runs, as they are an important subsistence food fish for Carrier Sekani peoples.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
The nutritional experiments conducted in First Nation communities and in Indian residential schools were not the only example where Canada’s Indigenous population faced treatment as “guinea pigs,” academic research shows.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
NSTC - Wednesday, July 21, 2013 - The Northern Shuswap Tribal Council through Fisheries Department Manager, Gord Sterritt, made arrangements for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans personnel from Lillooet and Prince George to transfer approximately 200 Early Stuart sockeye that were seized in St’at’imc (Lillooet) and Nlka’pamux (Thompson in the Lytton area) traditional fishing area.