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First Nations powering up B.C.

First Nations have managed land protection and conservation since time immemorial and those ancient values have powered up the modern energy sector in B.C. By the end of 2016, 30 First Nations had operational solar, run-of-river, geothermal, wind, and biomass projects powering their communities and the province.

Environmental pressures among the strongest drivers of economic self-sufficiency for First Nations

Clean energy sits at the very core of this expansion as the world shifts from high carbon industries to low and zero carbon. This is about the transition away from sunset industries to sunrise industries. It is about engaging directly with First Nations communities so that they can benefit from local power production, ownership and sustainable economic development.

An Indigenous sisterhood empowers solar panel solutions

This is not a protest story. There’s a reason why women who sleep on fish farms in the Broughton Archipelago prefer to be called observers, not occupiers. And there's a reason why the women leading the tiny house movement in the path of the $7.4-billion Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline prefer to be called pro-life rather than anti-anything else.