A column by a University of Calgary columnist about what the federal government’s support of Indigenous ownership could mean

When the federal government approved the Trans Mountain expansion in June, it said it supported Indigenous ownership—up to 100%. Harrie Vrendenburg writes about what a difference that could make.

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Columnist David Staples writes about how Indigenous ownership of TMX would be a game-changer

Staples writes about how Indigenous ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline turns the stereotypical debate about building energy infrastructure on its head.

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The Calgary Herald’s Chris Varcoe writes about the growing momentum for Indigenous ownership of TMX

Varcoe writes, “Imagine First Nations across Western Canada being able to buy the lion’s share of the Trans Mountain pipeline from the federal government. Now, imagine it builds greater acceptance for the project.”

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Delbert Wapass welcomes the government’s support of Indigenous ownership of TMX on Global TV

Our Executive Chair and Founder talks to Global TV about the good news that the federal government supports up to 100% Indigenous ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline.

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The CBC analyzes how Indigenous ownership of TMX could be a game-changer

"Ownership gives First Nations a role in protecting the environment," Delbert Wapass said in an interview Tuesday. "To me it is a game-changer. It's the ability to change the narrative in our communities, using economic development as a path forward."

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The Globe and Mail notes growing Indigenous interest in owning TMX

That Indigenous-led groups are included in reaction to a pipeline announcement is evidence how the conversation is changing.

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Indigenous ownership included in the Vancouver Sun’s recap of reaction to TMX approval

More people are paying more attention to the growing interest in Indigenous ownership of TMX after the federal government re-approves its expansion.

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An article in Energy Now about the growing momentum for Indigenous ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline

When the Federal  Liberals announced last May that they were buying the Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5B to ensure the expansion would be built, Finance Minister Bill Morneau stated the project was in the national interest, and proceeding with it will preserve jobs, reassure investors and get resources to world markets. He also said the government did not intend to be a long-term owner, and that the government would work with investors to transfer the project and related assets to a new owner or owners.

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Delbert Wapass speaks about a new Alberta initiative to help Indigenous involvement in resource development

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he hopes the growing number of First Nations-led proposals to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline come together under one banner, which he says would be a “game changer” for obstacles facing the expansion project.

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CTV's Alberta Prime Time speaks with Managing Director Stephen Mason

Stephen Mason, our Managing Director, spoke about the benefits of Indigenous ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline with CTV News. 

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