Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Federal and Provincial Ministers to meet with North Coast First Nations on Energy today

The interpretive centre at the Port of Prince Rupert will play host to another announcement on energy development today.

As the Federal Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford and John Rustad, British Columbia's Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation  meet with representatives of the Lax Kw'alaams First Nation and Metlakatla First Nation.

Minister Rickford and Minister Rustad, along with Chief Garry Reece of Lax Kw'alaams and  Ryan Leighton of Metlakatla will outline the outcome of recent discussions, providing for background on the latest measures of what is being called enhanced engagement on energy infrastructure.

No details have been released as to the nature of those discussions prior to this afternoon's announcement, which is set to take place at 1 PM.

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