Banks supporting the oil and gas industry means supporting the 13,900+ Indigenous workers directly employed in the oil and gas industry.

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ACTIVIST CLAIM: Foreign funded activists protest Canadian RBC for supporting Coastal Gaslink which they falsely call anti indigenous

THE FACTS:  Banks supporting the oil and gas industry means supporting the 13,900+ Indigenous workers directly employed in the oil and gas industry.

THE SOURCES:

Montrealers gather to protest RBC’s $208 billion investment in fossil fuel


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Oil and gas provides nothing but opportunity for Indigenous peoples

 Jordan Jolicoeur, president, and CEO of Carvel Electric writes about the opportunity the oil and gas industry has given him as someone of Metis descent. After taking over the family business with his brother in 2014, Carvel expanded industry-wide. He believes the oil and natural gas industry is in the corner of Indigenous people and they are doing things right. The voices of Indigenous people are now being heard and are part of important discussions such as major resource developments.

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