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WSP Becomes an FNMPC Sustaining Partner in Canada

Leading Engineering and Professional Services Firm Joins First Nations Major Projects Coalition’s Sustaining Partners Program FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [May 13, 2024, VANCOUVER, BC] – The First Nations Major Projects Coalition (FNMPC) is pleased to announce WSP as the newest member of its Sustaining Partner program in Canada. The program furthers FNMPC’s ability to advance relationshipsContinue reading “WSP Becomes an FNMPC Sustaining Partner in Canada”

‘Spirit of the Land’ Cultural Rights and Interests Toolkit released

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2024 (We acknowledge Toronto is home to many First Nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples and their ancestors) – First Nations Major Projects Coalition (FNMPC) and Project Partners from Cheslatta Carrier Nation, Nadleh Whut’en First Nation, Saik’uz First Nation,Continue reading “‘Spirit of the Land’ Cultural Rights and Interests Toolkit released”

Our Collective Advantage: Hundreds of Indigenous, Government and Industry Leaders convene on Bay Street

The Two-Day Conference Unites Financial and Business Leaders, Government Officials and First Nations Leaders in Canada’s Financial Centre for the First Time Ever TORONTO, April 22, 2024 – Today marks the commencement of the First Nations Major Projects Coalition’s (FNMPC) highly anticipated seventh annual conference in Toronto at the Sheraton Centre. Welcoming an esteemed gatheringContinue reading “Our Collective Advantage: Hundreds of Indigenous, Government and Industry Leaders convene on Bay Street”

Budget 2024: FNMPC applauds the establishment of a national Indigenous Loan Guarantee Program

NEWS RELEASE April 16, 2024 – Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver) The First Nations Major Projects Coalition (FNMPC) applauds today’s announcement in the Government of Canada’s Budget 2024: Fairness for Every Generation for the establishment of a $5 Billion Indigenous Loan Guarantee Program. If passed, this program will help advance First Nation economic participation through equityContinue reading “Budget 2024: FNMPC applauds the establishment of a national Indigenous Loan Guarantee Program”

ESTABLISHMENT OF BC FIRST NATIONS EQUITY FINANCING FRAMEWORK IN BUDGET 2024: A STRONG STEP TOWARD ECONOMIC RECONCILIATION

PRESS RELEASE February 22, 2024 – (Lək̓ʷəŋən Territory) The First Nations Major Projects Coalition (FNMPC) applauds today’s announcement by the Government of British Columbia (BC) in its 2024 Budget to create a $1 billion First Nations Equity Financing Framework (FNEFF) to support First Nations equity participation in projects that impact our territories. To support andContinue reading “ESTABLISHMENT OF BC FIRST NATIONS EQUITY FINANCING FRAMEWORK IN BUDGET 2024: A STRONG STEP TOWARD ECONOMIC RECONCILIATION”

First Nations Major Projects Coalition welcomes the Government of Canada’s commitment to establish a national Indigenous loan guarantee program

NEWS RELEASE November 21, 2023 – Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) The First Nations Major Projects Coalition (FNMPC) welcomes the Government of Canada’s commitment in today’s Fall Economic Statement to establish a national Indigenous loan guarantee program in Budget 2024. The desire of First Nations to access competitive capital to facilitate First Nations equity ownershipContinue reading “First Nations Major Projects Coalition welcomes the Government of Canada’s commitment to establish a national Indigenous loan guarantee program”

New Partnership between First Nations Major Projects Coalition (FNMPC) and University or Ottawa’s Positive Energy (PE) Program

Partners will work together on research, training and outreach for major projects NEWS RELEASE November 6, 2023 (Algonquin Territory, Ottawa) – The First Nations Major Projects Coalition (FNMPC) and the University of Ottawa’s Positive Energy (PE) program are pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership between the two organizations. The partnership features collaboration onContinue reading “New Partnership between First Nations Major Projects Coalition (FNMPC) and University or Ottawa’s Positive Energy (PE) Program”

Development Partner Institute and First Nations Major Projects Coalition Partnership Charter Signed, Collaboration already underway

The Development Partner Institute (DPI) and the First Nations Major Projects Coalition (FNMPC) are delighted to announce a new partnership that lays the foundations for a mutually rewarding, trust-based and long-term relationship.  DPI and FNMPC are united by a set of shared beliefs:  Board Chair and co-founder of DPI Mining, Peter Bryant, applauded the charterContinue reading “Development Partner Institute and First Nations Major Projects Coalition Partnership Charter Signed, Collaboration already underway”