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'We are not violent': LaDuke clarifies position on camps

"Our people are — a lot of them — mothers, children, professionals, tribal people," said Winona LaDuke, co-founder and executive director of environmental justice organization Honor the Earth. "We are not violent, and we don't intend to be violent."

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7/11/2018

article 'We are not violent': LaDuke clarifies position on camps
(Minnesota) -- "Our people are — a lot of them — mothers, children, professionals, tribal people," said Winona LaDuke, co-founder and executive...
article Emails cast doubt about Michigan’s ties to Enbridge in Line 5 debate
(Michigan) -- Days before Gov. Rick Snyder announced in November 2017 that “business as usual” was “not acceptable” from the company that owns an...
article Indigenous protest camp aims to stop Enbridge pipeline at Canada-U.S. border
(Manitoba) -- An Indigenous prayer camp has been set up near the Canada-U.S. border along the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline in an effort to stop construction of its...

7/10/2018

article What does the Line 3 approval mean for Minnesotans?
(Minnesota) -- The state Public Utilities Commission has decided that Minnesota needs Enbridge Energy's new Line 3 oil pipeline. As Enbridge prepares for its final...

6/30/2018

article Enbridge: On track to put new crude oil pipeline into service next year in northern Minnesota
(Minnesota) -- Fresh off approval by Minnesota regulators, officials with Enbridge Energy said Friday they’re on track to finish construction and put the company...

6/29/2018

article Activists Protest Enbridge Line 3 Decision
(Minnesota) -- Enbridge Energy Line 3 protesters gathered at the Minnesota-Wisconsin border on Military Road in Wrenshall Friday voicing their disagreement on the...

6/28/2018

press release Fond du Lac Band Statement on Public Utilities Commission Ruling on Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Project
(Minnesota) -- The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa issued the following statement in response to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Ruling on Enbridge...
article Minnesota approves Enbridge Energy Line 3 pipeline project
(Minnesota) -- Minnesota regulators on Thursday approved Enbridge Energy’s proposal to replace its aging Line 3 oil pipeline across the northern part of the state...

6/27/2018

article Anti-pipeline activists are fighting to stop Line 3. Will they succeed?
(Minnesota) -- American democracy appears to have had at least a little success this week: steadily mounting pressure - including everything from marches to tweets to...

6/25/2018

article PUC reconvenes Tuesday on the fate of controversial Enbridge pipeline
(Minnesota) -- As utility regulators reconvene Tuesday to determine the fate of Enbridge's controversial oil-pipeline proposal, the parties are still at work making...

6/24/2018

article Minnesota regulators to decide this week on Enbridge Line 3
(Minnesota) -- State regulators reconvene this week to decide whether to approve or reject Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its Line 3 oil pipeline across...

6/19/2018

article Regulators focus on need for new pipeline as decision looms
(Minnesota) -- The five members of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission worked through questions of Enbridge Energy and opponents of the Line 3 oil pipeline project...
article Statement From Leech Lake Band Of Ojibwe Chairman Jackson: The Band Opposes Pipelines On Our Reservation
(Minnesota) -- Recently there has been a lot of misinformation surrounding Tribal interests regarding the Line 3 Public Utilities Commission (PUC) process. “Leech...

6/18/2018

article Enbridge offers new Line 3 concessions in front of Minn. regulators
(Minnesota) -- Enbridge Energy presented its final arguments to Minnesota regulators for a new Line 3 oil pipeline on Monday, arguing the project is needed to ensure...

6/17/2018

article Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline
(Minnesota) -- Minnesota regulators open two days of final arguments Monday on whether they should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its deteriorating...
article Enbridge pipeline debate goes to decisionmakers
(Minnesota) -- After more than three years of rancorous debate, Enbridge’s quest to build a new $2.6 billion pipeline across northern Minnesota is finally in front...
article Minnesota's Line 3 oil pipeline proposal: The basics
(Minnesota) -- If you've been following the news in Minnesota lately, you've probably heard about an oil pipeline called Line 3. Another boring energy...

6/16/2018

article Report: Tunnel, trench offer options for replacing pipeline
(Michigan) -- A 65-year-old pipeline that carries crude oil beneath a sensitive waterway connecting two of the Great Lakes could be replaced with pipes buried in a...

6/11/2018

article Staff members recommend state regulators approve controversial Enbridge pipeline project
(Minnesota) -- Allowing Enbridge to build a controversial new oil pipeline across northern Minnesota would be better for the environment than to continue relying on the...

6/4/2018

article Minnesota religious leaders oppose new Enbridge oil pipeline
(Minnesota) -- More than 500 religious leaders have signed a petition against Enbridge's proposed new oil pipeline across northern Minnesota, with several delivering...

6/3/2018

article LETTER: We need a healthy community, not a contaminated one
(Minnesota) -- Is it community goodwill, because Enbridge thinks we owe them Line 3? I write this letter to talk about what Enbridge really brings to this community.

5/19/2018

article Environment, tribal groups rally to fight Line 3 oil pipeline
(Minnesota) -- With just weeks left before Minnesota regulators decide the fate of Enbridge Energy's contentious Line 3 oil pipeline proposal, activists are gearing...

5/16/2018

article Minnesota House, Senate approve bills allowing Enbridge pipeline without regulatory OK
(Minnesota) -- Both houses of the Minnesota Legislature approved bills this week that allow Enbridge to build a controversial new oil pipeline across northern Minnesota...
article Senate passes plan to approve Line 3 oil pipeline
(Minnesota) -- The Minnesota Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would allow Enbridge Energy to build its contentious Line 3 oil pipeline across northern Minnesota,...

5/13/2018

article Enbridge pushes its preferred route for Line 3 line
(Minnesota) -- Enbridge intends to push for its new route for the Line 3 replacement pipeline across northern Minnesota, Kallanish Energy reports. The Calgary-based...

5/9/2018

article Enbridge, Leech Lake Band rip Judge's Line 3 report
(Minnesota) -- Both Enbridge Energy and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe are firing back against an administrative law judge's recommendation that the company can build...

5/3/2018

article Northern Minnesota officials worry about costs of potential pipeline protests
(Minnesota) -- County officials in northern Minnesota are worried about large-scale protests if Enbridge Energy gets approval to replace its Line 3 crude oil pipeline...

4/25/2018

article 'There's a ton riding on this': Enbridge pipeline project dealt blow in Minnesota
(Minnesota) -- Line 3 was supposed to be simple. Enbridge's oil pipeline was old, unreliable and prone to leaking. Its proposed replacement had federal approval in...
article Minnesota Pipeline Ruling Could Strengthen Tribes’ Legal Case Against Enbridge Line 3
(Minnesota) -- The proposed pipeline would carry tar sands oil through two Indian reservations. A judge agreed there's need for it but noted the tribes have...

4/10/2018

article Line 3 proposal shows willful ignorance of Ojibwe history and rights
(Minnesota) -- In all the coverage of Enbridge Energy’s proposed Line 3 pipeline project, and in the recent and predictable pro-pipeline commentary by an Enbridge...

3/4/2018

article Enbridge negotiations with Red Lake Band show shift on tribal land issues
(Minnesota) -- For decades, the Red Lake Band of Chippewa was unaware that Enbridge’s oil pipelines crossed its land. So was Enbridge. Now a tiny piece of Enbridge...

10/13/2017

article Minnesota Chippewa plan their own environmental survey of Enbridge's Line 3 proposal
(Minnesota) -- Minnesota Chippewa bands will do their own assessment of Enbridge's Line 3 proposal, looking at the "cumulative impact" of the pipeline on...

1/11/2017

article Wisconsin Native Americans vote no to renewing deal with Enbridge’s oil pipeline
(Wisconsin) -- A Native American tribe in Wisconsin has voted against extending the contracts which allow Enbridge Inc. to use their land for a crude oil pipeline. It...

9/20/2016

article Northern Gateway, feds won't appeal ruling against Northern Gateway pipeline
(British Columbia) -- First Nations in British Columbia remain staunchly opposed to a proposed pipeline linking the province's north coast to Alberta's oilsands...

11/28/2015

article Chiefs of Ontario support fight against Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline
(Ontario) -- An Ontario First Nation is ready to take its fight against energy giant Enbridge all the way to the Supreme Court. APTN’s Delaney Windigo reports it...

3/17/2015

article CSIS helped government prepare for expected Northern Gateway protests
(Ottawa) -- Canada’s spy agency helped senior federal officials figure out how to deal with protests expected last summer in response to resource and energy...

1/13/2015

article First Nations file court challenge against B.C. government over Northern Gateway
(British Columbia) -- Two First Nations have launched a court challenge against the B.C. government, saying the province shirked its responsibility by failing to make a...

12/8/2014

article BC First Nation chiefs tell Alberta Premier: “We’ll do what needs to be done to make sure Northern Gateway is never built.”
(British Columbia) -- In a news release today, First Nation chiefs expressed their continued opposition to the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline proposal by sending a...

10/15/2014

article Prentice: Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline still offers best economic opportunity
(Alberta) -- When compared to the other major oil pipeline proposals on the table, Enbridge’s Northern Gateway project still offers the best economic opportunity...

9/26/2014

article Gitxaala First Nation granted leave to appeal Northern Gateway pipeline
(British Columbia) -- The Federal Court of Appeal has granted leave to the Gitxaala Nation to apply for judicial review of the Northern Gateway pipeline project's...

9/4/2014

article Northern Gateway pipeline unlikely to start up by 2018
(Calgary) -- The president of the Northern Gateway pipeline says the possibility of a 2018 start-up date is "quickly evaporating." John Carruthers says the...

7/21/2014

article Focus groups hint Conservatives out of sync on Northern Gateway
(British Columbia) -- Public-opinion research for the federal Finance Department suggests key government policies are out of step with Canadians' priorities,...

7/18/2014

article Six Nations protesters stop Enbridge Line 9 dig in North Dumfries
(British Columbia) -- Individuals from Six Nations and their allies have interrupted work on a section of Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline. The work stoppage began...

7/12/2014

article Gitxaala Nation to challenge Enbridge Northern Gateway approval in court
(Canada) -- Gitxaala First Nation has launched a court challenge of the federal government's decision to approve the Enbridge Northern Gateway. The legal proceeding...

6/26/2014

article Supreme Court’s land-rights ruling could imperil Northern Gateway pipeline
(British Columbia) -- The right of aboriginal groups to control vast swaths of land, and gain new leverage over lucrative development projects, will be at stake when the...

6/25/2014

article Supreme Court’s land-rights ruling could imperil Northern Gateway pipeline
(British Columbia) -- The right of aboriginal groups to control vast swaths of land, and gain new leverage over lucrative development projects, will be at stake when the...

6/21/2014

article Northern Gateway Pipeline Protest: Crochet Yarn Blockade Stretches Across Douglas Channel
(British Columbia) -- The women of the Gitga'at Nation of British Columbia say they stretched wool yarn across the Douglas Channel on Friday in a symbolic protest...
article Silent Coup: How Enbridge is Quietly Cloning the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline
(Canada) -- While the debate over the TransCanada Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has raged on for over half a decade, pipeline giant Enbridge has quietly cloned its own...

6/20/2014

article Canada Approves Enbridge Pipeline Through B.C., First Nations Will Sue
(British Columbia) -- Hundreds of First Nations plan to take the Canadian government to court over its approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline from the Alberta oil...
article CIBC: First Nations, lawsuits will block Enbridge for years
(British Columbia) -- One of the biggest hurdles for the Northern Gateway project is one the company has never had the means to address. Now that the project has...
article Idle No More’s Sylvia McAdam Reacts to Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline
(British Columbia) -- On June 17, the conservative government of Canada, headed by Prime Minister Harper gave the green light for the completion of the Enbridge Northern...
article This Tribal Chief Isn't Too Worried About the Pipeline
(British Columbia) -- Terry Teegee doesn't seem too worried about the Harper government's recent approval of the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline. According to...
article Women in Gitga'at use 7,000 metre long crochet to protest Northern Gateway pipeline
(British Columbia) -- On Friday, the women of the Gitga'at First Nation will protest the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline by stretching a crochet they call a '...

6/18/2014

article First Nations protesters redouble efforts to combat Northern Gateway
(British Columbia) -- Opponents of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway project spent the day after its conditional approval from Ottawa waging war on several fronts, using...

6/17/2014

article First Nations leaders urge natives and non-natives to unite against Northern Gateway
(British Columbia) -- The federal government’s decision to go ahead with the Northern Gateway pipeline brought chiefs and elders to tears when news reached them at...
article Harper government approves Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline project
(British Columbia) -- The Harper cabinet has approved construction of Enbridge’s highly controversial Northern Gateway pipeline project, setting the stage for a...
article Northern Gateway pipeline approved with 209 conditions
(British Columbia) -- The federal government has agreed to let Enbridge build its Northern Gateway pipeline, subject to 209 conditions recommended by the National Energy...

6/16/2014

article Northern Gateway opponents to push for referendum if pipeline OK'd
(British Columbia) -- A coalition of First Nations, environmentalists and lawyers have delivered a final rejection of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline,...

6/11/2014

article Northern Gateway: countdown to the decision
(Alberta) -- Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver has said that failure to find new markets for the country's energy products would have stark economic consequences...

6/8/2014

article Northern Gateway pipeline: 10 days left for decision
(British Columbia) -- Some time in the next 10 days, the federal government is supposed to announce its final decision on the Northern Gateway pipeline — the...

5/12/2014

article 1000′s rally against Enbridge pipeline
(Alberta) -- Organizers say about 7,000 people held a rally against the Enbridge Gateway Pipeline over the weekend. As APTN’s Tina House reports, the protesters...
article Northern Gateway Investor Money Will 'Sit There And Rot,' Warns Chief
(Alberta) -- Opponents of Enbridge Inc.'s (TSX:ENB) Northern Gateway proposal say even if the federal cabinet approves controversial oil pipeline in the coming weeks...

4/24/2014

article Many Canadian aboriginals see no compromise on oil sands pipeline
(British Columbia) -- Just a few miles from the spot where Enbridge Inc plans to build a massive marine terminal for its Northern Gateway oil pipeline, Gerald Amos...

4/22/2014

article B.C. First Nations slam the brakes on Premier’s LNG plans
(British Columbia) -- The “Fort Nelson incident” has united First Nations against speedy approvals of a $78 billion industry – potentially “...

4/21/2014

article Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline: Some B.C. First Nations say there will be no compromise
(British Columbia) -- Just a few miles from the spot where Enbridge Inc. plans to build a massive marine terminal for its Northern Gateway oil pipeline, Gerald Amos...

4/13/2014

article Kitimat residents vote no on Northern Gateway (updated)
(Ottawa) -- Proponents of the Northern Gateway pipeline, anxious to show it has public support in the B.C. community expected to benefit the post from the $7.9 billion...

3/12/2014

article 'Energy East' a sign BC is hostile territory for oil pipelines, critics say
(British Columbia) -- Two new massive tar sand pipeline proposals to pump oil east of Alberta instead of towards the west coast has pipeline critics suggesting they are...

3/6/2014

article Prentice’s arrival won’t soften Enbridge pipeline opposition: Coastal First Nations
(British Columbia) -- Former Aboriginal affairs minister Jim Prentice will be leading Enbridge Inc.’s charm offensive to convince recalcitrant First Nations to...

3/5/2014

article Enbridge taps Jim Prentice to rescue Northern Gateway First Nations talks
(British Columbia) -- Enbridge has tapped former Conservative cabinet minister Jim Prentice as its point man to resuscitate stalled talks with First Nations in B.C. and...

1/30/2014

article Court challenges threaten Northern Gateway project
(British Columbia) -- A string of court challenges from native groups and environmentalists opposed to the Northern Gateway oil pipeline plan threatens to seriously...

1/24/2014

article Chuck Strahl steps down as spy watchdog amid lobbying questions
(British Columbia) -- Former Conservative cabinet minister Chuck Strahl announced his resignation as chair of the security intelligence review committee Friday,...
article Former Aboriginal affairs minister Strahl quits CSIS watchdog amid controversy
(British Columbia) -- Former Aboriginal affairs minister Chuck Strahl quit his post as chair of Canada’s spy agency watchdog after facing criticism for also...

1/22/2014

article Gitga'at Northern Gateway lawsuit joins 9 other challenges
(British Columbia) -- The Gitga'at First Nation in British Columbia has filed a court challenge to the federal review panel recommendation in favour of the Northern...

1/21/2014

article Native Americans Challenge Tar Sands Pipeline
(British Columbia) -- Environmental and Native American groups claim in court that the Canadian government approved a controversial oil pipeline project based on a...

1/19/2014

article Northern Gateway spokesman says lawsuit is premature
(British Columbia) -- A spokesman for the company behind the Northern Gateway Pipeline proposal says he wasn't surprised by an application filed by environmentalists...

1/17/2014

article Northern Gateway pipeline report draws lawsuit
(British Columbia) -- A coalition of environment groups has filed a lawsuit in Federal Court alleging serious flaws with the Joint Review Panel's final report that...

1/15/2014

article Vancouver residents sign petition opposing Enbridge pipeline
(Vancouver) -- People gathered in downtown Vancouver over the weekend to sign a petition saying they’re against the Northern Gateway Pipeline project.

1/10/2014

article First Nations in B.C. and Alberta sign protocols with energy giant Enbridge
(British Columbia) -- Just before the holidays, the National Energy Board quietly released a list of 36 First Nations in B.C. and Alberta that have signed protocols with...

12/24/2013

article Northern Gateway has Ottawa scrambling to avoid lawsuits
(Ottawa) -- Within three hours of the Joint Review Panel’s announcement giving conditional approval for the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, the Lake Babine...

12/23/2013

article Could First Nations still stop the Northern Gateway pipeline?
(British Columbia) -- A joint review panel is convinced Canada and Canadians would be better off with the Northern Gateway pipeline and it's recommending Ottawa give...
article Now comes the heavy lifting for Enbridge, First Nations
(British Columbia) -- The National Energy Board’s endorsement of the Northern Gateway pipeline has set out a well-considered path from a regulatory perspective....

12/21/2013

article Yinka Dene Stand Firm as Canada Panel Approves Enbridge Pipeline in B.C.
(British Columbia) -- A three-member environmental review panel in Canada has recommended approval of Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway oil pipeline through...

12/20/2013

article Enbridge to consult First Nations opposed to Northern Gateway
(British Columbia) -- Enbridge Inc., with regulatory blessing in hand for its Northern Gateway oil pipeline, will now go back to British Columbia First Nations that...
article Northern Gateway pipeline opposition groups threaten 'direct action'
(British Columbia) -- Opponents of Northern Gateway said Friday that the war against the pipeline will now be waged against the federal government, which will decide the...

12/19/2013

article Northern Gateway pipeline recommendation draws mixed reaction
(British Columbia) -- A polarizing debate over the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline heated up Thursday after an independent panel from the National Energy...
article Northern Gateway pipeline recommended for federal approval, with conditions
(British Columbia) -- A joint review panel has recommended the federal government approve Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline project.

12/6/2013

article Energy workers union backs First Nations against Northern Gateway
(British Columbia) -- Canada’s largest private-sector union has thrown its support behind First Nations in opposing the Northern Gateway pipeline project, vowing...

12/3/2013

article Enbridge pipeline: protesters locked to construction equipment to stop work
(Toronto) -- Five protesters have locked themselves to construction equipment in north Toronto to halt work on Enbridge Inc.’s Line 9 oil pipeline.

11/24/2013

article Enbridge pipeline: Legal challenge over new rules moving forward
(Toronto) -- The federal government won’t file a response to a court challenge seeking to strike legislation that limits public participation on proposed energy...

11/10/2013

article Enbridge files plan for pipeline across N Minn.
(Minnesota) -- Enbridge Energy has filed detailed plans with Minnesota regulators for a proposed $2.6 billion pipeline to carry crude oil from North Dakota across...

10/21/2013

article Anishinaabe and Lakota Riders Protest Pipelines, on Horseback
(South Dakota) -- Thundering across the plains on horseback, along the routes of two proposed oil pipelines, Earth’s Army has wound up its journey to draw...
article Video: They Rode for Unci Maka, Grandmother Earth
(South Dakota) -- They ride for Unci Maka, Grandmother Earth. Earlier this month, two groups rode on horseback, Ojibwe and Lakota, roughly tracing the routes of two...

10/20/2013

article Closing arguments on Enbridge pipeline proposal cancelled due to security concerns
(Toronto) -- The final day of hearings on a proposal to reverse the flow of a pipeline that runs between southern Ontario and Montreal were cancelled Saturday due to...

10/17/2013

article Enbridge pipeline reversal would endanger First Nations’ water supply, panel told
(Ontario) -- An Enbridge proposal to reverse the flow of a pipeline that runs between Southern Ontario and Montreal puts First Nations communities at risk, threatens...
article Province wants independent review of Enbridge pipeline plan
(Ontario) -- Ontario wants an independent review of risk and engineering assessments on an Enbridge pipeline proposal before it gets federal approval, an assistant...

10/14/2013

article First Nations say work already starting on Northern Gateway
(British Columbia) -- A First Nations group dedicated to preserving the Fraser River Watershed say they’re already seeing work starting on the proposed Northern Gateway...

10/11/2013

article Kahnawake council has it’s say about Enbridge gas pipeline proposal in Montreal
(Quebec) -- The police in Montreal has stopped a few dozen protesters from marching to a hearing that’s looking into an Enbridge pipeline proposal.

10/10/2013

article Kahnawake Mohawks say more environmental protection needed for Enbridge pipeline
(Quebec) -- Representatives from the Mohawk First Nation of Kahnawake appeared before the National Energy Board as part of ongoing consultations taking place in Montreal.

9/29/2013

article Horseback riders protest Enbridge pipeline
(Minnesota) -- A group of Anishinaabe horseback riders launched a protest in the shadow of Enbridge Energy’s Superior refinery Sunday against the company’s...

9/24/2013

article Kill Northern Gateway now, First Nations leaders say amid ad campaign
(British Columbia) -- Coastal First Nations in British Columbia have aimed an anti-oil tanker campaign directly at Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an apparent attempt...

8/2/2013

article Enbridge’s pipeline dreams may never become reality
(British Columbia) -- There are many who believe that Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline is a pipe dream. The opposition to it is large and the political will to...

7/18/2013

article Regulators OK Enbridge Pipeline Expansion
(Minnesota) -- The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has unanimously approved plans by Enbridge Energy to boost the capacity of its oil pipeline in Minnesota.

7/14/2013

article Winona LaDuke: Certificate of greed: PUC should not grant Enbridge permit
(Minnesota) -- The Enbridge pipeline company is asking for a "certificate of need" on July 17 at the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. This certificate...

6/25/2013

article Aboriginal communities to be big beneficiaries of pipeline
(British Columbia) -- The Northern Gateway pipeline holds enormous economic potential for British Columbians in every corner of the province. It will generate thousands...
article First Nations don't have right to direct tankers, says Northern Gateway pipeline lawyer
(British Columbia) -- The proposed Northern Gateway project reached a major milestone on Monday with the end of public hearings on the pipeline, and now the company will...

6/23/2013

article Native bands to get $70K per year from equity offer
(British Columbia) -- The equity offer from Northern Gateway to aboriginal groups along the route of a controversial oil pipeline would amount to an average of about $70...

6/21/2013

article Ontario anti-Enbridge occupation just the start of widespread actions, says Tuscarora woman
(Ontario) -- The occupation of an Enbridge pumping station in southern Ontario is just the beginning of widespread actions against the company and the Alberta tar sands...

6/16/2013

article Federal panel to hear final pitch for, against Northern Gateway
(British Columbia) -- The proponent and opponents of the Northern Gateway pipeline will make their final pitches to a federal review panel starting Monday, at the last...

6/7/2013

article First Nations Key to Future of Northern Gateway Pipeline
(British Columbia) -- Just a few weeks ago, proponents of pipelines between the Prairies and the West Coast were preparing for the worst. Adrian Dix, the apparently...

6/4/2013

article BC government’s sneaky non-rejection of Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline
(British Columbia) -- Environmentalists across the country rejoiced at the news that the BC government formally opposed the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline. But...

5/31/2013

article B.C. officially opposes Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline
(British Columbia) -- The B.C. government has officially expressed its opposition to a proposal for the Northern Gateway pipeline project, saying it fails to address the...
article New approach needed to get First Nations' support for pipelines , report warns
(British Columbia) -- Aboriginal opposition is sufficient to kill West Coast pipeline projects such as Northern Gateway regardless of what happens with other governments...

5/6/2013

article Enbridge pipeline protesters close Ontario highway
(Ontario) -- A highway near Hamilton, Ont., was shut down for almost 90 minutes Monday morning as a group stopped traffic to protest Enbridge's plan to reverse the...

5/2/2013

article Northern Gateway dismisses report on risk of oil spills
(British Columbia) -- John Carruthers, president of Northern Gateway Pipelines, has dismissed a report by Simon Fraser University that calls into doubt the oil-spill...

5/1/2013

article Pipeline in Northwest Territories needs to be replaced: Grand Chief
(North Canada) -- In the Northwest Territories government inspectors are ordering a full engineering assessment of a troubled northern pipeline. The pipeline has sprung...
article Special: APTN sits down with the president of Northern Gateway Pipelines – Part 1
(North Canada) -- The president of the Northern Gateway Pipelines has been busy meeting with First Nations in an effort to get them onside with their pipeline project.

4/10/2013

article Enbridge pipelines draw protest in Bemidji
(Minnesota) -- An act of civil disobedience over oil pipelines on the Red Lake Indian Reservation ended with a moment of civility Wednesday.

4/4/2013

article Red Lake Band of Chippewa Determined in Blockade Atop Four Enbridge Pipelines in Minnesota
(Minnesota) -- More than a month after members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa set up camp atop four oil pipelines to protest Enbridge Inc.’s alleged lack of...

3/23/2013

article Feds block proposed oil pipeline extension
(Washington D.C.) -- Federal regulators have rejected a request by Enbridge Inc. for the go-ahead to move forward with a proposed $2.5 billion oil pipeline expansion in...

3/17/2013

article Northern Gateway panel tangled in web of aboriginal interests
(British Columbia) -- A top Northern Gateway Pipelines official says the company is trying to balance the many competing interests in the project, and realizes it may be...

3/5/2013

article Protesters set up camp along Enbridge pipelines in northwestern Minnesota
(Minnesota) -- Just over a snowbank in rural Clearwater County, Minn., four orange posts stick out of the ground. They mark where four pipelines run underground,...

3/4/2013

article Red Lake Tribal Members Occupy Illegal Enbridge Pipeline on Their Land
(Minnesota) -- What happens when you’ve had enough of oil companies illegally passing pipelines through your tribal land? You practice self-determination and your...

2/1/2013

article Enbridge Faces Rising Opposition to Northern Gateway Pipeline With Protests, Arrests
(British Columbia) -- Opposition continues to grow against Enbridge's proposed 728-mile, $5.5 billion Northern Gateway pipeline, which would pump 525,000 barrels of...

1/31/2013

article Oil pipeline opponents may target rail shipments next
(British Columbia) -- Opponents of the Northern Gateway pipeline are threatening to turn their sights on CN Rail, as at least one Alberta oil company explores the...

1/18/2013

article Northern Gateway oil pipeline: Vancouver hearings overwhelmingly opposed to project
(Vancouver) -- Supporters of the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline project do exist, but in Vancouver at least they are remaining completely silent.

1/3/2013

article The way to break the Northern Gateway logjam: aboriginal equity
(British Columbia) -- The bitter debate over the Northern Gateway oil pipeline project shows Canadian policy-making at its worst.

12/27/2012

article First Nations prepared to fight Harper government, Enbridge in international court
(British Columbia) -- Darla Goodwin wasn’t surprised when she first heard about the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline. “We have ancient pictorials and...

12/14/2012

article Trans-Canada blockade planned by Manitoba First Nation
(Manitoba) -- People from Sandy Bay First Nation are planning to block the Trans-Canada Highway just west of Portage la Prairie on Saturday.

12/12/2012

article Scrutiny of Enbridge moves beyond potential spills
(British Columbia) -- Enbridge Inc. has long faced scrutiny for the impact its proposed $6-billion pipeline could have on northern British Columbia in the event of a...

12/6/2012

article Enbridge proceeding with $6.2B pipeline expansion
(North Dakota) -- Enbridge Corp. says it will proceed with a $6.2 billion program to increase pipeline capacity to open North Dakota and western Canada light oil...

12/5/2012

article Haisla First Nation withdraws from anti-Northern Gateway group
(Calgary) -- The Haisla First Nation has pulled out of an organization that has ardently fought the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline and called for greener practices...

12/4/2012

article ‘Mother island’ of B.C.’s white spirit bear at risk from Enbridge Northern Gateway tankers: research report
(British Columbia) -- Tanker traffic associated with the Enbridge Northern Gateway project poses “significant, cumulative, adverse, and immitigable impacts”...

11/24/2012

article Spiritual Leaders Vow to Defend Mother Earth from Oil Sands and Pipelines With Spiritual Declaration
(British Columbia) -- Indigenous spiritual leaders from across the continent have launched a declaration to protect Mother Earth from the impacts of development in...

11/22/2012

article Marois raising Enbridge pipeline concerns with Redford
(Canada) -- The premier of Alberta has a meeting planned on the touchy subject of interprovincial oil flows — and, this time, the meeting's with a potentially...

11/21/2012

article Aboriginal activists vow protest over Enbridge pipeline
(Ontario) -- A pair of Six Nations activists told Hamilton councillors they will stage a violent protest if need be to fight against the Enbridge pipeline plan.

11/12/2012

article Enbridge’s ‘errata’ on caribou could prove a costly error
(British Columbia) -- By itself, the pipeline that Enbridge proposes to build across British Columbia might not pose a great threat to caribou. The problem is, the...

10/24/2012

article B.C. pipeline protesters target MLAs' offices
(British Columbia) -- A colourful crowd of costumed anti-pipeline protesters — including a papier mâché oil tanker — gathered in front of Premier Christy...

10/22/2012

article Thousands gather to protest pipeline at B.C. Legislature
(British Columbia) -- Several thousand protesters have gathered on the front lawn of the B.C. legislature today to oppose to the Northern Gateway Pipeline project.

10/10/2012

article Pipeline hearings met with protest
(British Columbia) -- The sound of beating drums and the voices of First Nations people united in protest greeted the first day of the Joint Review Panel hearings in...

10/9/2012

article Federal reps to be questioned at Northern Gateway hearings
(British Columbia) -- The environmental assessment panel examining the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline returns to British Columbia on Tuesday for final hearings that...
article Harris Says Enbridge's Approach to Northern Gateway Misguided
(British Columbia) -- A former Skeena Liberal M-L-A, who once worked for Enbridge, feels the pipeline company has taken the wrong approach in trying to sell the Northern...
article Protests send Enbridge message
(British Columbia) -- A small group of protesters greeted the environmental review panel weighing the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline Tuesday as the hearings returned...

9/29/2012

article Optional lesson plans highlight Northern Gateway risks
(British Columbia) -- The B.C. Teachers' Federation is offering new lesson plans that highlight the dangers of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.

9/26/2012

article B.C. premier seeks pipeline meeting with Alberta's Redford
(British Columbia) -- B.C. Premier Christy Clark has invited her Alberta counterpart for a meeting on the proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline when Clark is in Calgary...

9/20/2012

article New poll finds significant opposition to Enbridge and Kinder Morgan pipelines in BC
(British Columbia) -- A majority of British Columbians are against the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, and half are opposed to Kinder Morgan's proposed...

9/18/2012

article Enbridge's Northern Gateway benefits questioned at hearing
(Edmonton) -- The benefits to the oil industry of Enbridge Inc.'s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline may be exaggerated and its costs to the economy and environment...
article First nation’s lawyer questions benefits of pipeline
(British Columbia) -- The benefits to the oil industry of Enbridge Inc.’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline may be exaggerated and its costs to the economy and...

9/14/2012

article First Nations Plan Mass Sit-in in British Columbia
(Vancouver) -- First Nation leaders are part of over 80 influential leaders from the business, environmental, labor, academic, medical and artistic communities across...

9/12/2012

article Environmentalists plan sit-in to protest Northern Gateway
(British Columbia) -- Environmentalists are organizing what they’re calling the “largest act of peaceful civil disobedience” in Canada to protest the...

9/11/2012

article Stopping Line 9: Communities mobilize for Ontario's tar sands battle
(Ontario) -- The Northern Gateway pipeline might be dead in the water for now, but Enbridge's Line 9 could be pumping tar sands through Ontario soon.

9/6/2012

article Enbridge president says pipeline project would be pride of Canadian petroleum industry
(Edmonton) -- Hearings for the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline have begun in Edmonton. Pipeline giant Enbridge is expected to speak about the economics of the project.

9/4/2012

article Enbridge says Northern Gateway 'no different' from other projects
(Edmonton) -- Enbridge has told the National Energy Board that the company’s $6-billion plan to build a pipeline from the Alberta oilsands to the B.C. coast is...

8/30/2012

article Christian group objects to Northern Gateway pipeline
(Edmonton) -- The ecumenical group Kairos says the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline from Alberta to Kitimat, B.C. would have serious implications on the economy,...

8/29/2012

article Enbridge pipeline facing opposition from all corners
(British Columbia) -- Opposition to Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline is emerging from all corners of British Columbia. A group of protestors marched around the...
article Government tries to block MP's questions at pipeline review
(Canada) -- The NDP's natural resources critic claims the government is trying to shut him up when it comes to questioning federal bureaucrats at the joint review...

8/27/2012

article Enbridge cleanup plan does not take bitumen into account
(British Columbia) -- Enbridge Inc.’s response plan for a potential spill of Northern Gateway oil into the pristine waters off British Columbia doesn’t take...

8/19/2012

article NDP leader considers Northern Gateway pipeline dead
(Canada) -- NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says he supports the idea of refining Alberta's oil in Canada instead of shipping crude to Kitimat, B.C., and then on to Asia, as...
article Northern Gateway review hobbled by budget cuts, critics say
(Canada) -- Critics of Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway pipeline from the Alberta oilsands to tankers on the British Columbia coast say there is no time for the...

8/14/2012

article Enbridge CEO says environmental groups have taken control of pipeline debate
(Edmonton) -- Environmental groups opposed to the Northern Gateway pipeline have seized control of the public debate, Enbridge Inc. CEO Patrick Daniel told a radio...
article Haida Nation prepared to fight Enbridge pipeline
(British Columbia) -- Opposition continues to grow in British Columbia against Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway project.

8/8/2012

article Federal regulators review Enbridge control centre
(Edmonton) -- Officials from the National Energy Board were in Edmonton on Wednesday to review an Enbridge pipeline control centre that was rebuilt and relocated after...
article N.W.T. aboriginal groups against northern gateway idea
(Calgary) -- Aboriginal groups are speaking out against N.W.T. Premier Bob McLeod's suggestion that the Northern Gateway Pipeline could run through the territory if...

8/7/2012

article Gateway pipeline standoff fails to give B.C. Liberals a boost with voters
(British Columbia) -- Premier Christy Clark’s high-profile campaign to seek a better B.C. deal from the controversial Northern Gateway project does not appear to...
article Harper defends independence of pipeline approval process
(British Columbia) -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper is defending the independence of the environmental review process underway for Enbridge's Northern Gateway...

8/6/2012

article Churches speaking out on Northern Gateway pipeline project
(Canada) -- Churches across Canada say they have a religious duty to speak out on the proposed Northern Gateway oilsands pipeline.
article U.S. allows Enbridge pipeline to restart
(Wisconsin) -- Enbridge Energy Partners will be allowed to restart a Wisconsin pipeline that has been repaired after a July 27 rupture spilled an estimated 1,200 barrels...

8/4/2012

article Enbridge Misses Heiltsuk Pipeline Hearings
(British Columbia) -- Preparing to attend and deliver testimony at the Northern Gateway hearing in Shearwater, B.C. this morning, Heiltsuk paddlers canoed across Lama...
article Northern Gateway pipeline could go north
(Northwest Territories) -- Should B.C. Premier Christy Clark follow through her promise to block the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline if her conditions for the project...

8/3/2012

article Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Fights Northern Gateway Pipeline with Ads
(British Columbia) -- The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council has tried to fight the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline with advertisements.
article COMMENTARY: Pipeline could shatter native status quo
(Canada) -- Shawn Atleo has found himself in a precarious position after winning another three-year mandate to head up the Assembly of First Nations, the most powerful...
article Tight deadline for Gateway review as political headwinds grow
(Ottawa) -- The federal government has imposed a strict deadline on a review panel to conclude the work on Enbridge Inc.’s controversial Northern Gateway pipeline...

8/2/2012

article Enbridge faces new conditions on pipeline restart
(Wisconsin) -- A U.S. regulator has imposed new conditions that Enbridge will be required to meet before it is allowed the restart its Line 14 pipeline which ruptured...

8/1/2012

article B.C. residents could be swayed on Northern Gateway pipeline
(British Columbia) -- A new Angus Reid poll shows 59 per cent of British Columbians oppose the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, but nearly half of those surveyed say...
article First Nations Want Premier to Say No to Pipeline Plans
(British Columbia) -- British Columbia's premier may be toughening her stance on the proposed Northern Gateway Project but some First Nations say it is not enough

7/31/2012

article B.C. natives willing to 'go to the wall' against Enbridge pipeline
(British Columbia) -- The proposed Enbridge pipeline is the largest issue ever faced by B.C.’s aboriginal community, native leader Stewart Phillip declared Monday...
article Feds block restart of Enbridge pipeline
(Wisconsin) -- Amid blistering criticism from a top Obama administration official, federal regulators on Tuesday said they would prohibit Enbridge Energy Partners from...
article ‘Civil disobedience’ threatened if Enbridge pipeline is approved
(British Columbia) -- A senior Chief in BC is warning of civil disobedience if the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline is approved.

7/30/2012

article B.C. Enbridge pipeline critics say money not the issue
(British Columbia) -- First Nations leaders, local politicians and conservation groups say an oil spill at an Enbridge pipeline in Wisconsin proves the proposed Northern...
article Minor spill bad news for Enbridge as Northern Gateway fight escalates
(Canada) -- Repair work and clean-up efforts continue on a damaged Enbridge pipeline in rural Wisconsin, which released an estimated 1,200 barrels of oil on Friday.

7/27/2012

article B.C. premier 'playing Price is Right' with pipeline
(British Columbia) -- B.C. Premier Christy Clark is playing The Price is Right over the proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline, but the land that the project would...
article Enbridge shuts large Canada-US pipeline after spill
(Wisconsin) -- Canada’s Enbridge Inc., already under fire from U.S. regulators over a massive oil spill two years ago, said on Friday it had shut a key pipeline...

7/25/2012

article The kid and the premier / An 11-year-old girl has become a poster child of the anti-pipeline protest
(British Columbia) -- In this corner, we have Premier Christy Clark, who, on the subject of the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, has so far managed to hold most of...

7/24/2012

article B.C., Alberta premiers clash over Gateway pipeline revenue
(British Columbia) -- The fight between the premiers of B.C. and Alberta over how to divide the revenues from Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway pipeline is...

7/23/2012

article B.C. demands fair share of pipeline revenue, sparking showdown with Alberta
(British Columbia) -- British Columbia will not even consider the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline unless the province gets a much greater share of the economic...
article B.C.'s Northern Gateway demands trigger showdown with Alberta
(British Columbia) -- British Columbia has triggered a showdown with Alberta over energy royalties, saying it won’t support the controversial $6-billion Northern...
article Tzeporah Berman slams province's new "minimum requirements" as paving way for oil pipelines and tankers
(British Columbia) -- Well-known environmentalist and author Tzeporah Berman slammed the BC government's "minimum requirements" for the Enbridge Northern...

7/22/2012

article BC contemplates industry-pay model in pipeline demands
(British Columbia) -- The BC Liberal government is considering a proposal that would see oil companies fund a portion of the province’s spill response teams in...
article Gateway pipeline risks exceed rewards, B.C. Premier says
(British Columbia) -- British Columbia Premier Christy Clark is warning that the environmental risks associated with a plan to sell Canadian oil to Asia through the...

7/20/2012

article Alberta pipeline review to assure Canadians, minister says
(Alberta) -- A review of pipeline regulations ordered today by the Alberta government is not specifically meant to reassure critics of the Northern Gateway pipeline but...
article Enbridge plans $500-million safety upgrade for Gateway
(Canada) -- Facing widespread concern about the safety of oil pipelines, Enbridge Inc. promised to spend up to $500-million to reinforce its planned Northern Gateway...

7/18/2012

article Ottawa maintains support for Enbridge and Northern Gateway
(Ottawa) -- A scathing report out of the United States that criticized just about every aspect of Enbridge Inc.’s response to a pipeline spill in Michigan won...

7/15/2012

article U.S. report sounds death knell for pipeline
(British Columbia) -- If Enbridge has not yet got the message, it needs to be told: Its proposal to build the Northern Gateway pipeline through B.C. is dead.

7/14/2012

article Enbridge fiasco becoming political touchstone
(British Columbia) -- If they haven’t already, executives at Enbridge may want to commence action on Plan B – if there is one. The company’s dreams of...
article Tar Sands Express - Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline or the Railway? Or Both?
(British Columbia) -- As billionaires invest in the railways, and oil tanker traffic skyrockets along the BC coast, it looks as though the Enbridge Northern Gateway...

7/12/2012

article OP/ED: A "Yes" to Enbridge's Pipeline is a "No" to Ethics in Canada
(Canada) -- As the battle over Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline plays out, two key questions about the moral make-up of Canada will be answered.
article Thomson: Report on Enbridge damning
(Alberta) -- There are moments reading the U.S. government's report on the 2010 Enbridge pipeline leak in Michigan where you want to toss the document across the...

7/10/2012

article Report: Enbridge knew pipeline was faulty
(Michigan) -- A Canadian company’s failure to deal adequately with cracks in an oil pipeline and its slow response to a 2010 rupture in southwestern Michigan...

7/2/2012

article Record Fine Proposed for Enbridge for 2010 Michigan Oil Spill
(Michigan) -- Enbridge Inc. faces a proposed $3.7 million fine plus 24 enforcement actions for a crude-oil spill from a pipeline in the Kalamazoo River system in...

6/24/2012

article Enbridge staff ignored warnings in Kalamazoo River spill
(Edmonton) -- Enbridge pipeline controllers in Edmonton ignored repeated leak warnings for 17 hours before shutting down a pipeline that poured 20,000 barrels of oil...

6/20/2012

article Alberta oil spills highlight aging pipelines, lax regulations, say environmental groups
(Alberta) -- Environmental groups are pointing to three major oil spills in Alberta in the last six weeks as proof that the government needs stricter regulations and...

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