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Indigenous Partnerships Sustaining North America’s Energy Future

With the continuing evolution of the First Nations-Industry-Government relationship in the North American energy sector, the Wilson Center’s Canada Institute was pleased to host a forum entitled: Indigenous Involvement in North America’s Energy Future: Respecting Rights through New Relationships on Thursday October 25, 2018. During this forum, panelists from industry, government, and indigenous communities with expertise in energy, banking, and legal affairs examined the evolution of the relationship. In particular, they examined how legal obligations, a growing body of norms and standards, modern consultative processes, traditional knowledge and mutual respect are transforming the future of energy in North America, while generating important between environmental and social outcomes.

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Bound by common geopolitical interests and strong economic and cultural ties, Canada and the United States enjoy the world's most successful bilateral relationship. The Wilson Center's Canada Institute is the only public policy forum in the world dedicated to the full spectrum of Canada-U.S. issues. The Canada Institute is a global leader for policymakers, academics and business leaders to engage in non-partisan, informed dialogue about the current and future state of the relationship.     Read more