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Stunning Victory for Indigenous Nations as Canada Halts Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Stunning Victory for Indigenous Nations as Canada Halts Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

A Canadian court “quashed” approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on Thursday, a major setback for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose government agreed to purchase the controversial project from Kinder Morgan for $4.5 billion Canadian dollars (U.S. $3.5 billion) in May. It’s a stunning victory for Indigenous groups and environmentalists opposed to the project, […]

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    Trudeau Pledges Taxpayer Money, New Laws to Salvage Controversial Pipeline

    Trudeau Pledges Taxpayer Money, New Laws to Salvage Controversial Pipeline

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday he is ready to offer financial aid and new legislation to push forward the contentious Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion that will triple production of tar sands going from Alberta to British Columbia. Houston-based developer Kinder Morgan has threatened to scrap the $7.4 billion (USD $5.9 billion) project unless […]

    Opposition Forces Kinder Morgan to Halt Trans Mountain Pipeline

    Opposition Forces Kinder Morgan to Halt Trans Mountain Pipeline

    By Andrea Germanos Environmental and indigenous groups are cheering after Kinder Morgan announced Sunday it was halting most work on its controversial Trans Mountain expansion pipeline project, citing continuing opposition. “This is a sign that organizing works, and it could well be the beginning of the end for this dangerous pipeline,” declared Clayton Thomas-Muller, a […]

    28 Activists Arrested at Kinder Morgan Pipeline Construction Site

    28 Activists Arrested at Kinder Morgan Pipeline Construction Site

    Despite a court-ordered injunction barring anyone from coming within 5 meters (approximately 16.4 feet) of two of its BC construction sites, opponents of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion sent a clear message Saturday that they would not back down. Twenty-eight demonstrators were arrested March 17 after blocking the front gate to Kinder Morgan’s […]

    First Nations Build a ‘Watch House’ in Path of Kinder Morgan Pipeline

    First Nations Build a ‘Watch House’ in Path of Kinder Morgan Pipeline

    By Andy Rowell The campaign against the controversial Kinder Morgan pipeline escalated Saturday when Indigenous leaders from across Canada and the U.S. came together to inaugurate Kwekwecnewtxw—“the place to watch from”—whilst others started building a traditional Coast Salish “Watch House” near the pipeline route. Although the Watch House stands on the line of exclusion zone […]