The Canadian PressNovember 29, 2013 17:51
LAKE LOUISE, Alta. - Governments and industry must fix their relationships with First Nations communities if large-scale energy projects are to move forward in Canada, speakers at a business forum in Lake Louise, Alta., said Friday.
The warnings, from both First Nations and industry leaders, came as regulators are expected to rule within weeks on a the contentious Northern Gateway pipeline proposal by Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB)
Miles Richardson, former president of the Haida Nation in northwestern British Columbia, said aboriginal right and title must be recognized.