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TransCanada stresses pipeline safety as Energy East hearings start – CBC

National Energy Board starts regulatory hearings into proposed pipeline in Saint John on Monday Aug 08, 2016 Calgary-based TransCanada Corp. will stress its commitment to safety and concerns for the environment as the National Energy Board begins its public hearings into the proposed Energy East pipeline project. The hearings before a three-member panel begin in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 2016346 Views

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Elemental Energy Reaches Commercial Operation for 16 MW Hydro Project in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, July 12, 2016 – Elemental Energy Inc. (“Elemental”) is pleased to announce the achievement of commercial operation on its 16 megawatt run-of-river Box Canyon Hydro Project located in Howe Sound, British Columbia. The commissioning was celebrated at a Blessing Ceremony led by the Squamish First Nation, a valued partner on the project. As part […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 2016413 Views

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Geoscience BC Releases Comprehensive Guide for BC Communities on Development of Direct-Use Geothermal

Vancouver, BC — June 27, 2016 — Geoscience BC today released its Direct-Use Geothermal Roadmap, a comprehensive guide for communities and businesses to help them evaluate and develop local geothermal energy projects to stimulate economic development and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. “Direct-use geothermal energy resources are significantly underutilized in BC,” said Carlos Salas, Vice President, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2016352 Views

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Culliton Creek Hydro Facility generating power for B.C.

May 26, 2016 Government representatives were joined by staff and executive from BluEarth Renewables Inc., local officials and members of the Squamish Nation for a Traditional Potlach Ceremony to celebrate the commissioning of the Culliton Creek Hydro Facility yesterday. The Culliton Creek Hydro Facility is a 15-megawatt, run-of-river hydroelectric project located 20 kilometres north of Squamish. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 27, 2016489 Views

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Government of Canada Announces New West Coast Energy Fund for First Nations in British Columbia

April 27, 2016 – Vancouver, BC – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, today announced the launch of a $5 million West Coast Energy Fund. In addition to existing loan arrangements available through Aboriginal Financial Institutions, British Columbia’s Indigenous entrepreneurs and community-owned businesses can now access loans through […]

by pmnationtalk on April 27, 2016367 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Navdeep Bains to announce support for First Nations communities in the clean energy sector

Vancouver, British Columbia – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, will announce funding that increases economic growth acceleration opportunities for Indigenous peoples. Date: Monday, February 29, 2016 Time: 11:15 a.m. PST Location: Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art 639 Hornby St. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 2016426 Views

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BC First Nations Clean Energy Toolkit

Resource Description: This toolkit is designed to assist First Nations in understanding the kinds of clean/renewable energy there are, how to begin looking into doing a clean energy project, pre-feasibility, feasibility, developing, financing, relationship building, opportunities, and where to find resources. NT5

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 2016458 Views

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First Nations Forum on Energy to be held in Vancouver to discuss First Nations role in Canada’s Energy Future

First Nations Forum on Energy to be held in Vancouver to discuss First Nations role in Canada’s Energy Future OTTAWA, Feb. 8, 2016  – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is convening the First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities that will take place February 10-11 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, BC.  The Forum is an […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 2016462 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Invites You to the First Nations Forum on Energy

First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities The First Nations Role In Canada’s Energy Future February 10 – 11, 2016 Fairmont Hotel Vancouver 900 West Georgia Street Vancouver, BC V6C 2W6 For more information, visit. http://firstnationsenergy.ca/ Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by mmnationtalk on February 2, 2016654 Views

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Kitsault Energy Can Solve Canada’s Energy Crisis

Open Letter to the Prime Minister, Provincial Premiers, Leaders of the Energy Industries, and First Nations of Canada — by Krishnan Suthanthiran, President, Kitsault Energy and Best Cure Foundation Vancouver, BC,  and Springfield, VA, Jan. 27, 2016  – On January 21st, 2016, the National Energy Board of Canada authorized a 20-year permit for Kitsault Energy […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 2016519 Views

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