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Another Barrier to TMX, Brought to You by Indigenous Nations

In a victory for the Squamish Nation — and a setback to TMX — on September 17, 2019,  B.C.’s Court of Appeal ordered ministers to reconsider the Provincial Environmental Certificate issued to Trans Mountain under the previous provincial government.  This means that BC can now impose more stringent conditions on TMX, and could, as Squamish Nation recommends,…
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Pull Together Kicks off Mass Organizing Call

Hello wonderful allies, It was great to have so many of you on our mass organizing call — over 150 people signed up for what turned out to be a combined legal briefing and strategic overview. We know that, like all of us, you have a dose of deja vu about this whole project, but…
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All Four Pull Together Nations join forces to stop TMX in court

On July 7, 2019, a number of the First Nations — including all four of the Pull Together nations supported by RAVEN — filed lawsuits to judicially review the federal government’s recent re -pproval of the Trans Mountain pipeline and tankers project. After hearing from leadership of Tsleil-Waututh, Coldwater, Squamish and Secwepemc Nations, we’re feeling energized and…
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The NEB just kicked a hornet’s nest

Today, the National Energy Board recommended the approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline and tankers project. The report found that the project would have “adverse effects on southern resident killer whales” and that greenhouse gas emissions from tankers would be ‘significant’ —  but they approved it anyway. It would be shocking, except we expect nothing…
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It’s unbelievable, but we just won! Kinder Morgan is quashed!!!

We are still shaking with excitement, emotion, and even some disbelief at the news. In case you haven’t heard yet, early this morning the Federal Court of Appeals “quashed” the approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline. Yes, you heard that right. The court has overturned the Trudeau government’s approval of the project, ordering them…
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This is what we’ve been waiting for – court decision Thursday

The moment we’ve all been waiting for in this long fight against Kinder Morgan is coming this week. This Thursday morning at 7:30 AM Pacific time, the Federal courts will announce the results of the many lawsuits challenging the approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project. This means that the verdicts for each of the nearly two…
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