Bitumen Reference case puts First Nations concerns on the table

Bitumen Reference case puts First Nations concerns on the table

This week, three First Nations are working to protect BC from the threat of a diluted bitumen spill. Arguing in favour of BC’s power to pass legislation to limit the transport of dirty oil, Indigenous Peoples are also emphasizing their rights to apply their own laws...

This week, three First Nations are working to protect BC from the threat of a diluted bitumen spill. Arguing in favour of BC’s power to pass legislation to limit the transport of dirty oil, Indigenous Peoples are also emphasizing their rights to apply their own laws...
The NEB just kicked a hornet’s nest

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...
It’s unbelievable, but we just won! Kinder Morgan is quashed!!!

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...
This is what we’ve been waiting for – court decision Thursday

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...
Our secret Kinder Morgan plan: the bbq task force 

Our secret Kinder Morgan plan: the bbq task force 

The legal teams for the Tsleil-Waututh, Coldwater, Squamish and Secwepemc First Nations are spending a busy summer preparing for the court decision in the Kinder Morgan legal challenge. We don’t know when the decision will come or what it will say but after spending...
Which Nations support Kinder Morgan? Turns out, it’s a minority.

Which Nations support Kinder Morgan? Turns out, it’s a minority.

After two months of combing through reports from Kinder Morgan and the Canadian government and reaching out to communities, The Discourse, APTN and HuffPost Canada are sharing an updated Tracking Trans Mountain database. The database documents where 140 First Nation...
Poetic Justice: Why Kinder Morgan will go the way of Enbridge

Poetic Justice: Why Kinder Morgan will go the way of Enbridge

Two years ago, the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline was defeated. Against all odds, seven courageous First Nations took the risk of launching legal actions to take on a huge company and a federal government bent on building a pipeline to the coast. And: they won....
You just bought a pipeline

You just bought a pipeline

If you’re a Canadian taxpayer, congratulations: you just bought a pipeline. In an announcement today, Finance Minister Bill Moreau delivered the shocking news that the federal government will spend at least $4.5 billion to bailout oil giant Kinder Morgan....
Lindsay Borrows + Grace Nosek book launch a ‘joyful event’

Lindsay Borrows + Grace Nosek book launch a ‘joyful event’

The Sustainability Collective, Common Energy, and UBCC350 held a book party celebrating the power of story and justice. Lindsay Borrows, author of the newly released Otter’s Journey through Indigenous Language and Law, and Grace Nosek, author of the Ava of the Gaia...
Exposed: Secret documents

Exposed: Secret documents

New whistleblower evidence suggests that the Canadian government — while carrying out ‘consultation’ about Kinder Morgan with First Nations — may have already made up its mind to approve the project.  This is huge. If true, this could be the beginning of the end for...
Thunderous affirmation of people power!

Thunderous affirmation of people power!

Unbelievable: Kinder Morgan Canada Limited today announced that it is suspending all non-essential activities and related spending on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. KML also announced that under current circumstances — specifically including the continued...
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