The New Energy

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Hosted by Squamish, Haida and Cree actor, Simon Baker, The New Energy is a series that showcases First Nation’s success stories across BC, on a range of economic, energy and cultural initiatives.  In each episode, Simon’s mission is to meet with First Nations leaders to experience and celebrate their communities and reveal empowering stories about how each Nation has prepared for the future while preserving their culture.

The New Energy Episode 1: Squamish Nation

Episode 1: Squamish Nation

Simon Baker’s journey begins at home to explore how the Squamish Nation became a regulator for overseeing work in their Traditional Territory, leading to the ground-breaking Squamish Nation Environmental Assessment Agreement.

Watch the Squamish Nation episode.

The New Energy Episode 2: Yaqan Nukiy

Episode 2: Yaqan Nukiy

Simon finds out how the Yaqan Nukiy (the Lower Kootenay Band) implement a new housing program to make homes more energy efficient and reduce high heating bills.

Watch the Yaqan Nukiy episode.

The New Energy Episode 3: Osoyoos Indian Band

Episode 3: Osoyoos Indian Band

Chief Clarence Louie shows Simon how the Osoyoos Indian Band is looking to the future with new economic and energy opportunities.

Watch the Osoyoos Indian Band episode.