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TMX: Supreme Court of Canada Denies Leave, as Tsleil Waututh announces another appeal

The following is a media statement from Tsleil Waututh, issued March 5, 2020: The Supreme Court of Canada has denied leave to appeal a decision by the Federal Court of Appeal from September 4th, 2019 which significantly limited the grounds that the First Nations, including Tsleil-Waututh, could argue in the recent Coldwater case.  Tsleil-Waututh announced today that they…
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Skyrocketing costs of TMX should concern taxpayers: WCEL

Skyrocketing cost of Trans Mountain places unacceptable burden on taxpayers, lawyers say Estimated cost jumps from $7.4B to $12.6B, prompting calls for government to abandon the project  VANCOUVER, BC, Musqueam, Squamish & Tsleil-Waututh Territories – A $5.2 billion cost increase for the Trans Mountain pipeline and tankers project will saddle taxpayers with an unacceptable burden…
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The Fight to Stop Trans Mountain is Far from Over

Today, the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed significant Indigenous legal challenges to Trans Mountain: a disappointing decision that vitally affects the First Nations on the pipeline and tankers route, and cuts deep for many of us.   The 100-page decision focused primarily on a narrow range of issues allowed to be litigated in the judicial…
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A Pull Together Birthday Party Success!

Tamiko, a Vancouver local and Pull Together supporter, organized her birthday party around raising funds to support the First Nations pursuing legal challenges to stop TMX! 51 people showed up at the Unitarian Church for an evening of food, stories and games such as charades, name that tune (music and movies from the 60’s,70’s etc…
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First Nations stand together against Trans Mountain: Federal Court of Appeal begins new round of hearings in Vancouver

It was an emotional day. While the messages were sombre, the feeling was overwhelmingly positive as Nations stood together to have their cases heard before the Federal Court of Appeal. On December 16th, representatives of Indigenous communities fighting the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project (TMX) gathered in a demonstration of unity and resolve. Their…
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People’s Paddle raises $5600!

Today on the waters of the Lekwungen territory aka the Gorge, a group of paddlers with the strong leadership of Tiffany Joseph who shared song and wise and powerful teachings from these lands, pulled a super-banner with a message through the water that still there is no consent among many nations to Trudeau’s misguided tar…
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