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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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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 nearly $5 billion to purchase the black snake nobody wants, Trudeau…
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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 bands and Indigenous groups along the Trans Mountain pipeline route stand on the contentious project.…
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