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Abandon Trans Mountain if consultations fail to satisfy all Indigenous stakeholders, says Singh

Jagmeet Singh says the federal government should be willing to terminate the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline if consultations do not end in "partnership" and "buy-in" from all the communities along the route.

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7/24/2019

article Indigenous pipeline bidder launches 'listening tour' along Trans Mountain route
(Alberta) -- An Indigenous group planning to bid for ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline is launching a "listening tour" of Indigenous communities in B.C...

7/21/2019

article Hundreds of landowners still haven't signed agreements with Trans Mountain for pipeline expansion
(British Columbia) -- With the re-approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, landowners along the route who have yet to sign agreements with the company say they...

7/2/2019

article Indigenous-led group eyes majority stake in Trans Mountain
(Calgary) -- An Indigenous-led group plans to offer to buy a majority stake in the Trans Mountain oil pipeline from the federal government this week or next — a...

7/1/2019

article Pre-construction work continues for South Dakota pipeline
(South Dakota) -- The actual construction of the may be at a standstill, but preparations continue in Meade County if and when TC Energy greenlights the project....

6/28/2019

article B.C. First Nation has change of heart, now opposes Trans Mountain pipeline project
(British Columbia) -- A First Nation that was once in full support of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is now standing in opposition, at least until it...

6/23/2019

article Indigenous drummers lead Trans Mountain pipeline protesters on 22-kilometre march in Victoria
(British Columbia) -- The federal government’s reapproval last week of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion won’t stop efforts in British Columbia to halt...

6/22/2019

article Indigenous drummers lead pipeline protesters on 22-km march in Victoria
(British Columbia) -- The government approval of the Trans-Mountain pipeline expansion won't stop efforts in British Columbia to halt the project, protesters...

6/21/2019

article Trudeau says he will ‘continue to listen’ to those opposing pipeline (as he builds on)
(Canada) -- Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau understood when he approved to expand the Trans Mountain Pipeline on Tuesday that the project had support from...

6/20/2019

article Trans Mountain approval frustrating, says B.C. chief with unresolved concerns about pipeline project
(British Columbia) -- While Coldwater Chief Lee Spahan wasn't surprised to hear that the federal government was moving ahead with plans to twin the Trans Mountain...

6/19/2019

article Canada's Climate Emergency Declaration Is Just Empty Words
(Canada) -- On Monday, Canada’s Liberal Party voted en masse to declare a climate emergency in the House of Commons. Then on Tuesday, the Liberal Prime Minister...
article Trans Mountain approval frustrating, says B.C. chief with unresolved concerns about pipeline project
(British Columbia) -- While Coldwater Chief Lee Spahan wasn't surprised to hear that the federal government was moving ahead with plans to twin the Trans Mountain...
article Canada’s Trans Mountain Pipeline is a go. What’s that mean for WA?
(Washington) -- The international border that runs through Boundary Pass is a line on the map. It is invisible to the naked eye and the tides that flow through it and...
article Washington tribes and Inslee alarmed by Canadian pipeline approval
(Washington) -- One day after declaring a national climate emergency, Canada has approved a pipeline project to boost the flow of climate-damaging oil from Alberta to...

6/18/2019

article Trudeau cabinet approves Trans Mountain expansion project
(Ottawa) -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet have again approved the Trans Mountain expansion project, a crucial next step for the much-delayed pipeline...
press release Media Release: Trudeau Government Attacks Indigenous Rights with Trans Mountain Pipeline Approval
(British Columbia) -- Today, the Squamish Nation is expressing deep frustration with the Trudeau government’s lack of commitment to reconciliation and Indigenous...
article Tsleil-Waututh Nation to appeal Trans Mountain expansion once again
(British Columbia) -- The Tsleil-Waututh Nation of North Vancouver, B.C., says it will once again appeal the approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
article What to watch for in today's cabinet decision on the TMX pipeline project
(Ottawa) -- The federal cabinet will decide Tuesday whether to again approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. An outright rejection of the project is thought to be...

6/15/2019

article Federal cabinet to decide again on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion this week
(British Columbia) -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet will decide Tuesday whether to greenlight the Trans Mountain expansion project, amid political and...

6/5/2019

article Rival all-Alberta Indigenous coalition sets sights on Trans Mountain pipeline
(Alberta) -- An Indigenous bidder for the Trans Mountain pipeline system is sending formal invitations to all Métis and First Nations groups in Alberta to assemble a...

5/29/2019

article Indigenous-led group makes pitch at B.C. Legislature for majority ownership of Trans Mountain pipeline
(British Columbia) -- An Indigenous-led pro-pipeline group made its pitch in the B.C. Legislature Wednesday for a majority stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline.

5/24/2019

article B.C. court to decide if province can regulate Trans Mountain
(British Columbia) -- B.C.'s Court of Appeal will decide Friday whether the province can change its environmental laws in a way that could effectively kill the...

4/27/2019

article First Nations leaders at odds over potential pipeline ownership
(British Columbia) -- An Indigenous group is urging other First Nations to not invest in the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, arguing it is not a sound investment. The...

4/18/2019

article Ottawa plans to make Trans Mountain decision by June 18
(Ottawa) -- The federal government will deliver a final decision on the fate of the Trans Mountain pipeline by June 18, well beyond the 90-day deadline set by the...
article Trans Mountain consultation approach 'fatally flawed' even with extension, says First Nations leader
(Ottawa) -- Even if the time period for consultation with Indigenous groups over the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline is extended by a few weeks, "it still...

3/26/2019

article Finance minister says government consulting with Indigenous groups on Trans Mountain pipeline
(Ottawa) -- Canada's finance minister confirmed Monday that the government is consulting with Indigenous groups about their potential participation with the proposed...

3/21/2019

article Canada's indigenous tribes consider pipeline stake
(Canada) -- It has been said that if you cannot beat them, then join them. Canada’s aboriginal communities, which have traditionally opposed oil and gas...

3/19/2019

article Ottawa to announce plans for talks with Indigenous groups on Trans Mountain equity stake, revenue sharing
(Ottawa) -- Ottawa will soon announce plans for exploratory talks with Indigenous groups on possible equity and revenue-sharing arrangements on the Trans Mountain...

2/25/2019

article Indigenous Relations minister's choice for modern treaty talks draws fire for Trans Mountain links
(Ottawa) -- A former B.C. chief chosen by Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett to participate in sensitive talks on revamping key policies on modern...

2/22/2019

article 'The gauntlet has been thrown down': Trans Mountain opponents respond to NEB approval of project
(British Columbia) -- Indigenous leaders, some members of Parliament and environmental advocates are disappointed by the National Energy Board's approval of the...
article NEB renews support of Trans Mountain pipeline with proposed changes to protect marine life
(British Columbia) -- The National Energy Board has reiterated its approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with 16 new recommendations designed to better...

2/20/2019

article Prospective workers outweigh protesters, claims pipeline company rep
(British Columbia) -- The company behind a controversial gas pipeline project in Northern B.C. says, despite high profile opposition, the project has the support of many...

2/17/2019

article Decision on Trans Mountain pipeline's fate might not come until summer
(Canada) -- Canada's energy regulator will tell the federal government this week whether it still thinks the Trans Mountain pipeline should be expanded but cabinet...

1/20/2019

article Abandon Trans Mountain if consultations fail to satisfy all Indigenous stakeholders, says Singh
(Canada) -- Jagmeet Singh says the federal government should be willing to terminate the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline if consultations do not end in "...

1/19/2019

article Feds likely to hold on to pipeline past 2019 election, says Morneau
(Canada) -- The federal government is likely to own the Trans Mountain pipeline until the political risks facing the project are safely past — certainly until...
article Ottawa should be ready to ditch Trans Mountain if consultations fail to get Indigenous 'buy-in,' says Singh
(Ottawa) -- Jagmeet Singh says the federal government should be willing to terminate the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline if consultations do not end in "...

1/16/2019

article Federal laws under debate could be ‘deal killers’ for Indigenous Trans Mountain bids
(Canada) -- Federal legislation overhauling the regulation of Canada’s energy industry could spell the end of any move by First Nations to buy an ownership stake...

1/15/2019

article B.C., Alberta Indigenous leaders to bid for share of TransMountain pipeline
(Canada) -- Indigenous leaders are meeting in southern Alberta this week to prepare a bid on a majority interest in the Trans Mountain oil pipeline and its twinning...
article More than 100 First Nations could purchase the Trans Mountain expansion pipeline
(Canada) -- Dozens of First Nations leaders are meeting this week to discuss a plan that could make them the next owners of the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline....
article Q&A: How buying a pipeline could change the Indigenous business landscape
(Canada) -- A group of First Nations have plans to become the new owners of the Trans Mountain pipeline and its controversial expansion plan. Leaders are gathering in...

12/4/2018

article 'The risks are too big': B.C. First Nations leaders in Ottawa to back coastal tanker ban
(British Columbia) -- A group of B.C. coastal First Nations leaders came to Ottawa today to support passage of the Trudeau government's tanker ban bill —...
press release Canada, British Columbia and Ktunaxa Nation move closer to treaty with signing of MOU
(British Columbia) -- Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada British Columbia Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Ktunaxa Nation
article Indigenous lawyer 'not optimistic' about NEB hearings as Trans Mountain consultations wrap up
(British Columbia) -- Here's a $7.4 billion question: Is the National Energy Board holding meaningful consultation with Indigenous people over the Trans Mountain...
article Some chiefs want ban on oil tankers in northern B.C.
(British Columbia) -- Senators on Parliament Hill were asked Tuesday to support legislation that would ban large oil tanker traffic off British Columbia’s north...
article Tribal plea: ‘The Salish Sea cries out to us’ against pipeline
(Washington) -- Four Washington Native American tribes won’t let international borders stop their voices from being heard. Representatives from the Salish Sea...

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