Working to Defeat
on-reserve poverty


is a community of pro-development First Nation Chiefs and Metis leaders that advocate for the development of oil and gas resources in their communities. Energy development in and near their communities provides much needed jobs and opportunities that help Indigenous members thrive and help defeat on-reserve poverty.


First Nations communities were projected to be
positively impacted by the Keystone XL pipeline proposal.


Of First Nations communities are expected to benefit
from oil and gas resource development in Alberta.


The unemployment rate for Aboriginal peoples in Alberta
in 2008- compared to 8.1%. for non-aboriginal people.


NCC ENERGY and Natural Resource Summit

November 4-5 2019
Grey Eagle Resort, Calgary, AB

Premier Jason Kenney to provide Keynote at the National Coalition of Chiefs Energy and Natural Resource Summit on November 4-5, 2019 in Calgary!

We are expecting more than 60 pro-development Chiefs from across Canada to attend along with several hundred representatives from Canada’s natural resource industry. Speakers will include Premier Jason Kenney, Energy Minister Sonya Savage and Indigenous Minister Rick Wilson. Invited speakers from industry include leaders from Suncor, Shell, LNG Canada, Syncrude, CNRL, Cenovus, PSAC, CEPA Foundation and other industry leaders along with presentations from Chiefs across Canada outlining successful industry partnerships.

The National Coalition of Chiefs (NCC) Energy and Natural Resource Summit will occur on November 4-5, 2019 in Calgary at the Grey Eagle Resort. The NCC Energy Summit is an important opportunity for industry leaders and government to come together with pro-development First Nation Chiefs and Metis leaders to bridge the communication gap and to work together to get projects going and completed. First Nation Chiefs and Metis leaders recognize the benefits that hydrocarbon production provides to their communities and recognize that they offer an available solution for ending poverty.