Top Ten ‘Resource Rulers’ National News Connotations

In keeping with my Resource Rulers approach, here are 10 (evolving) events that I profiled over a year ago as having the potential to decide resource sector outcomes: 10. Premiers Dunderdale and Redford both walked-the-plank having run Tory governments that were (are) mired in resources controversy and native litigation. Might it have been different had they paid more attention to that key...

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Keystone XL: A Native Success Story

Forgot in the cascade of commentary following Keystone XL’s dramatic delay last week, was Keystone-specific pipeline litigation launched by Manitoba natives back in 2008. That legal ruling commences with the 150 companies comprising the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers declaring themselves  ‘adverse in interest‘ to the position taken by Treaty One – which...

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