Our story is about creating a meaningful connection between our land and way of life through economic development. WIPG is a local organization with real ties to the people and the lands around Trans Mountain. Learn more about recent events, interviews, and upcoming announcements on WIPG shared in our quarterly… Read More
Our story is about creating a meaningful connection between our land and way of life through economic development. WIPG is a local organization with real ties to the people and the lands around Trans Mountain. Learn more about recent events, interviews, and upcoming announcements on WIPG shared in our quarterly […]
The battle for a controversial Canadian oil pipeline is heating up, with Pembina Pipeline Corp. forming a partnership with an Indigenous group to buy the key Trans Mountain pipeline in a challenge to another native group seeking full ownership.
Originally published by Wendy Stueck for The Globe and Mail on June 8, 2021Read the original article Pembina Pipeline Corp. PPL-T decrease has joined with an Indigenous-owned group to propose an offer for the Trans Mountain oil pipeline, marking the first time a major energy company has signalled its intention […]
Over last three years, WIPG has been focused on building support for a collective Indigenous approach in purchasing a significant equity stake in Trans Mountain. An approach that will provide comprehensive governance, environmental and economic participation for all 129 Indigenous groups. We continue to see real momentum, signing agreements with […]
Trans Mountain is the opportunity we have been waiting for to become economic partners with a seat at the table and a real say in Canadian development on our lands. “What we want here is our jurisdiction back so that we can provide for our people as we have done […]
We believe the best way to power our future is to safeguard it. Preserving the land, water, and wildlife of Western Canada through strong and local Indigenous oversight is a critical feature of WIPG’s approach. First Nations and Métis in Alberta and British Columbia have been environmental stewards since long before today’s Trans Mountain Pipeline was built – and WIPG’s […]
Originally published by Tony Seskus for CBC on February 7, 2020Read the original article The soaring cost of the Trans Mountain pipeline has not cooled interest in British Columbia from a group of First Nations that want to ultimately own the project. On Friday, Trans Mountain CEO Ian Anderson announced the cost of building […]