Ruth Campbell and Noaa Edwards were arrested at a rally on August 1 while protesting the impact that the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion might have on the survival of the southern resident killer whales off B.C.’s southwest coast.
Kinder Morgan has set its summer construction for the Trans Mountain pipeline. This schedule has been met with resistance.
In 2014, an oil spill from the Trans Mountain pipeline was found in the line that runs beneath the property of Janice Antoine and Percy Joe on the Coldwater Reserve near Merritt, B.C.
Richard Feehan, Alberta’s Minister of Indigenous Relations, discussed the government purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline. First Nations in Alberta have announced they want to be part owners of the pipeline with the federal government.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with members of the Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee for the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
A Federal Court of Appeal has denied a request by First Nations opponents of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to reopen the evidence file and take another look at documents found by the National Observer.
The federal government has announced it will buy the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline for $4.5 billion.
Alberta has passed legislation that allow it to intervene in oil and gas exports.
The Tsleil-Waututh Nation and four other First Nations have asked the court to compel the federal government to release internal documents used in a National Observer investigation.
Indigenous people in British Columbia are voicing support for the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, especially business people and those who live along the pipeline's proposed route. A joint effort of the Edmonton and Calgary chambers of commerce and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trad