The Unist’ot’en camp blockade is still in place after being ordered to remove a barricade that is preventing the Coastal GasLink company from accessing land for its future pipeline. Another clan of the Wet’suwe’ten Nation in British Columbia has come to the aid of the Uni
Two members of the Uni’stot’en Camp in Prince George, BC, are named in a civil suit and injunction filed by TransCanada subsidiary Coastal GasLink.
Coastal GasLink, a subsidiary of TransCanada Corporation, has filed a court injunction application stating that progress has been impeded on its pipeline project.
Shiri Pasternak, the Yellowhead Institute’s Research Director, says Bill C-69, the Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, presents problems for Indigenous people.
A natural gas explosion north of Prince George, BC, shut down two pipelines and forced evacuations. The RCMP has determined the explosion was not criminal. Residents of BC are being asked to limit their use of non-essential natural gas.
A pipeline ruptured and caused a massive fire north of Prince George, BC. The incident involved 900 PSI gas line operated by Enbridge, and an investigation is underway to determine the cause. Homes in the immediate area were evacuated.
Kinder Morgan has set its summer construction for the Trans Mountain pipeline. This schedule has been met with resistance.
The Canada National Energy Board will take into account the impact of upstream and downstream emissions from potential increased consumption of oil at hearings into the Energy East Pipeline.
The Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee will begin monitoring the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
Premiere Rachel Notley issued a statement to reinforce the Government of Alberta's support of the Trans Mountain Pipeline. The NDP and Green Party have agreed to work together in the legislature, and both entities have stated they oppose the pipeline.