The Coming Indigenous Power Play

The Tyee — Inside the First Nations-led plan to decolonize British Columbia’s electricity. Last in a two-part special report.

Feds must incorporate Indigenous youth in clean energy push

ipolitics.ca — Three Mi’gmaw communities in the Gaspe region of Quebec have been reaping the wind for the past four years as a result of their 50-per-cent ownership in a 150-megawatt wind farm on their traditional territory. The Mesgi’g Ugju’s’n project is an important signpost as Indigenous communities have taken increasing ownership stakes in clean-energy projects across Canada.

Surging Indigenous renewable projects lead shift to clean energy future

corporateknights.com — Mounting an Indigenous-led clean energy project in Canada’s remote communities takes a special kind of resilience, as best intentions meet the harsh reality of permitting delays, construction deadlines and difficult negotiations with governments and local utilities. At a recent Gathering of Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE), Nihtat Energy Ltd.

Canada Invests in Green Jobs for Youth

Natural Resources Canada — The Government of Canada is building a clean energy future, creating good jobs and supporting workers in the natural resource sectors. This includes new job opportunities for youth, providing them with a strong foundation for their future.

10 To Watch List Announced At The 3rd Annual INDIGENOMICS By Design Forum

Coast Salish Territory, Victoria, B, June 24 — The Indigenomics Institute announced its 2021, 10 To Watch List highlighting Indigenomics business success from across the country at its third annual ‘Taking A Seat At The Economic Table, Indigenous By Design Forum’ held virtually on June 22-23.

Happy Cones: Canada’s First Solar-Powered Ice Cream Trailer

Antigonish, Nova Scotia, July 2021 — Happy Cones is a solar-powered ice cream trailer created, owned, and operated by high school students, and designed to promote the incredible benefits of solar energy while providing youth summer employment.

Bringing Indigenous-led clean energy alternatives to COP26

CBC ‘Fresh Air’ — Chris Henderson, Executive Director of Indigenous Clean Energy and Freddie Huppé Campbell, who is coordinating Indigenous Clean Energy’s COP26 program, speak about why they’re attending the United Nations climate change summit in Scotland and how they’re promoting Indigenous-led clean energy alternatives.

The Current with Matt Galloway – Young activists in Canada fighting climate change

CBC’s The Current — Tens of thousands of young climate activists marched through Glasgow Friday, to protest what they see as a lack of meaningful progress on tackling the climate crisis. We spoke to three young activists who have travelled from Canada to COP26 — Shakti Ramkumar, Freddie Huppé Campbell and Sadie Vipond — about their fears, and hopes, for the future.

Indigenous Peoples Want to Move Towards Clean Energy Sovereignty

IPS News — GLASGOW, Nov 9, 2021 (IPS) – In the community of Bella Bella on Turtle Island in the western Canadian province of British Columbia, the indigenous Heiltsuk people capture heat from the air through devices in 40 percent of their homes, in a plan aimed at sustainable energy sovereignty.