Nations Divided - Mapping Canada's Pipeline Battle

Jillian Kestler-D’Amours and Megan O’Toole

This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center

Published: 5 Dec 2019


Canada has been hailed by some as a leader in the fight to combat climate change. But it is also moving forward with a project to expand a multibillion-dollar oil pipeline to the country's west coast.

The Trans Mountain pipeline has become a flashpoint for politicians, environmentalists and Indigenous groups, many of whom say they weren't adequately consulted on the project and fear a spill could harm their traditional territories.

Al Jazeera travelled more than 2,000km to speak to Indigenous land defenders, community leaders, legal experts and proponents of the project along the pipeline route.

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