Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized to First Nations for his government's failure on consultation for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Trudeau spoke at the annual Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and stayed to answer unscripted questions afterwards.
Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project
The National Energy Board's (NEB) reconsideration hearings have ended, and the question of meaningful consultation with Indigenous people over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is being addressed. A total of 25 different tribal councils, communities, and individuals spoke ab
Two First Nations leaders representing the Fraser Valley's Sto:lo Tribal Council expressed concerns to the National Energy Board about the potential impacts of an expanded Trans Mountain pipeline.
Hearings about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project have been held in Calgary and will be held in Victoria from November 26-29 and in Nanaimo, B.C., from December 3-6.
The upcoming Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would increase tanker traffic sevenfold and increase the threat to killer whales, which are endangered. Only 74 southern resident killer whales remain in the water off the Pacific Coast. In 1996, there were 97.
The National Energy Board will hear from 31 Indigenous groups and individuals beginning November 19th as part of its new review on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
BC First Nations leaders and environmental activists have vocalized their disapproval of a new federal review process for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
The federal government has set a 22-week timeline to consult with First Nations about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The BC government has filed to register as an intervenor in the National Energy Board's reconsideration of the project. As an intervener, the BC gov
After Cree NDP MP Romeo Saganash confronted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about his plan to consult with First Nations about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, he was ordered to apologize for using un-parliamentarian language.
Perry Bellegarde, the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), believes the federal government should move the route of the Trans Mountain pipeline and marine shipping terminal to avoid Indigenous communities that are opposed to the project.