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B.C., Alberta Indigenous leaders to bid for share of TransMountain pipeline

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 project to the B.C. Lower Mainland.

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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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