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on February 15, 2016 in World News

Pipeline projects need ‘indigenous licence’, says AFN National Chief

Some pipeline projects should be allowed to proceed if they have an “indigenous licence” according to the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations.​ “We need to make sure that there is, I call this the indigenous licence, not just social but indigenous licence,” Perry Bellegarde told Chris Hall on CBC Radio’s The House. Pipeline projects to face new environmental regulations The AFN hosted its First Nations Forum on Energy this week in Vancouver to allow First Nations leaders, politicians, environmentalists and key industry players to talk about how to develop some of the country’s natural resources Perry Bellegarde’s language about major energy projects now...

Some pipeline projects should be allowed to proceed if they have an “indigenous licence” according to the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations.​ “We need to make sure that there is, I call this the indigenous licence,...

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