Oil - Pipelines

05/07/20
Author: 
Aaron Saad
Zurich Solar panel installation - Ricardo Gomez Angel/Unsplash

June 29, 2020

For Canada, an easy place to start would be the cancellation of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Once in a generation. Once in a lifetime.

These phrases keep cropping up to describe the historic opportunity now before us. With governments preparing to spend massively to revive a global economy battered by the COVID-19 crisis, there is a chance to use the coming stimulus to not only emerge from this recession but also put people back to work building a world that avoids further climate breakdown.

02/07/20
Author: 
Andrew Radzik, Energy Campaigner - Georgia Strait Alliance
Eagle by the sea - photo: Marnee Pearce
The Province of BC has been ordered by the BC Court of Appeal to reconsider the project conditions it has placed on the Trans Mountain pipeline. Premier Horgan made a promise: he would defend BC’s coast. It’s time for him to live up to it
 
 
02/07/20
Author: 
The Canadian Press
The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected an appeal by B.C. First Nations challenging federal approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, the Burnaby portion of which is pictured in June 2019. (Ben Nelms/CBC)

First Nations were seeking to challenge federal government's re-approval of pipeline expansion project

 
 
The Supreme Court of Canada will not allow an appeal from a group of First Nations in B.C. looking to challenge the federal government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
18/06/20
Author: 
Eugene Kung - Staff Lawyer, Michael Bissonnette - Staff Lawyer
Chief Dalton Silver of Sumas First Nation speaking to media after the latest oil spill on their territory (Photo: Rueben George).
June 16, 2020  [Very interesting historical information about First Nations' territorial rights -- and lack thereof! Gene McGuckin]
17/06/20
Author: 
Carl Meyer
The Sumas Pump Station on the morning of June 13, 2020 showing the oil spill before cleanup. Trans Mountain photo

June 17th 2020

The chief of Sumas First Nation is calling for an independent investigation into the Trans Mountain pipeline, following an oil spill this past weekend near a significant burial ground for the community.

Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan’s office says it is monitoring the situation closely and expects all companies to “adhere to the highest standards of safety and environmental stewardship.”

14/06/20
Author: 
Robert Tuttle
June 13, 2020

The Trans Mountain pipeline was shut after an oil spill was discovered at a pump station in British Columbia early Saturday.

14/06/20
Author: 
KaiI Nagata
Police
JUNE 4, 2020
 
Their next mission? Punch another pipeline through Indigenous lands

Canadians can shake our heads at police brutality in the United States, but the same tactics and equipment are used in our country, with alarming numbers of Black and Indigenous people hurt and killed.

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