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Tolko Industries Ltd.: Supporting Forestry Jobs in Alberta

A renewed forest management agreement means long-term investment in northern Alberta communities and forests. This news release originally appeared on the Government of Alberta’s news page. Original link The renewal of this forest management agreement (FMA) allows Tolko Industries Ltd. to maintain the right to establish, grow, harvest and remove Crown timber from the forest […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202116 Views

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Canada’s Natural Resources Sector Should Be a Climate Action Model at United Nations COP26

CALGARY, AB, Nov. 3, 2021  – “Canadian energy should stand as a model for progress on climate action this week in Glasgow“, says Canada Action, a grassroots-built coalition. “Canada should be a preferred global supplier of our energy and other resources. We’re a world leader in emission intensity reductions, water recycling, carbon capture utilization and storage, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202121 Views

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‘Willing to listen’: Indigenous communities, pulp mill partner on inclusive consultation – Canadian Forest Industries

August 24, 2021 A unique partnership between a pulp mill and several Indigenous communities in Alberta is aiming to establish a more inclusive consultation process for forest management. In co-operation with First Nations and Métis Settlements in its Forest Management Area (FMA), the Mercer Peace River (MPR) woodlands team has begun Traditional Land Use projects […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202166 Views

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Creating jobs through the responsible management of Alberta forests

A new forest management agreement means long-term investment, and secure and sustainable fibre access in southern Alberta, ensuring years of reliable forest management, stable, good-paying jobs and millions in economic contributions. Alberta’s government is entering into a new forest management agreement (FMA) with Crowsnest Forest Products Ltd. Over its 20-year term, the new agreement can […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 2021112 Views

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Poll of Indigenous Peoples Finds Strong Support for Natural Resource Development

CALGARY, AB, June 16, 2021 – A new poll suggests Indigenous Peoples within Canada are generally more supportive of natural resource development than many might have assumed, said Canada Action founder and spokesperson Cody Battershill. “These latest polling results are another important reminder that Indigenous people in rural and reserve communities, rather than holding deeply polarized […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202155 Views

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Minister O’Regan responds to the NCC letter to the Prime Minister regarding the lack of support for Canada’s natural resource industry in 2021 budget

Mr. Dale Swampy President National Coalition of Chiefs [email protected] Dear Mr. Swampy: The Prime Minister’s Office has forwarded to me a copy of your correspondence of May 3, 2021, regarding Budget 2021. Thank you for outlining your concerns and reaffirming the importance of inclusive resource development in supporting long-term prosperity of Indigenous communities. I value […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 2021161 Views

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Creating forestry jobs in northern Alberta

Alberta awarded 72,000 cubic metres of annual allowable cut to Norbord Inc. and Bigstone Cree Nation through an open, competitive process. Last summer, Alberta’s government opened two competitions for timber quotas in northern Alberta as part of the Forest Jobs Action Plan. These timber allocations are part of the annual allowable cut (AAC) but had […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202171 Views

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NCC Writes to Justin Trudeau Regarding Lack of Support for Canada’s Natural Resource Industry in 2021 Budget

Dear Prime Minister, Re: 2021 Budget I am wriiting to you today to outline our concerns regarding the budget that you released on April 19, 2021. The National Coalition of Chiefs (‘NCC”) is committed to defeating on-reserve poverty by working with the natural resource industry, speaking out in support of responsible development and by creating […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 202161 Views

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Minister O’Regan Launches Hydrogen Strategy for Canada

From: Natural Resources Canada December 16, 2020                       St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador                    Natural Resources Canada As the Government of Canada continues to protect and support Canadians through the COVID-19 pandemic, it is also important that the country look to the future. Today, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, launched the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 2020151 Views

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Government of Canada Approves the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. 2021 System Expansion Project

From: Natural Resources Canada October 20, 2020                                     Ottawa, Ontario                              Natural Resources Canada Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced that the Government of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2020169 Views

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