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First Nations leaders discuss pipeline bid : Bands interested in buying an ownership stake in the Trans Mountain project say they may be put off by proposed legislation

Jan 17, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Federal legislation overhauling the regulation of Canada's energy industry could spell the end of any move by First Nations to buy an ownership stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline project, says an Alberta First Nations chief who has been a vocal supporter of oil and gas development.

Leaders from the 130 bands that are part of the Indian Resource Council (IRC), a group of First Nations that are involved in oil and gas development, met outside Calgary on Wednesday to discuss buying into the...