Leasing band land to generate own-source revenue is a crucial factor in First Nation prosperity.
Despite claims to the contrary, B.C. bill does not include First Nation veto over resource development
Bill leaves the vast majority of First Nations under the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court’s consultation jurisprudence.
Economic and social progress comes from seizing future opportunities, not from preoccupation with past grievances.
Fort McKay has prospered by selling services to oilsands corporations.
Despite support from local politicians and First Nations groups, Andrew Weaver is digging in his heels on LNG.
Ottawa is heavily indebted and will never be able to eliminate poverty through grants to First Nations.