This week Bob speaks with Karen Ogen-Toews about what’s happening with the Wet’suwet’en protests. Karen gives an inside view of some of the background that has led to the point of where we are now, and a review of some of the different players.
Karen also gives some insights into how she hopes these protests can be resolved.
Karen Ogen-Toews is the CEO of the First Nations LNG Alliance.
She was a founding member of the Alliance, and brings extensive experience to her role as CEO, having served as Chief of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation for six years.
She now sits on the nation’s elected council, holding the Natural Resource/Energy and Economic Development portfolios.
She is familiar with the needs of Indigenous communities throughout B.C., and seeks to increase economic opportunities for First Nations through providing information and education regarding responsible resource development.
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