When it comes to stopping Kinder Morgan, Tofino means business

When it comes to stopping Kinder Morgan, Tofino means business

In celebration of Earth Day, Tofino is Pulling Together! The incredible Bonny of Clayoquot Action in Tofino BC has organized a fantastic week of Pull Together fundraising on the Pacific Rim, in Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations territory. Businesses are offering tours,...
Pull Together 2.0 Launches: The People vs. Kinder Morgan

Pull Together 2.0 Launches: The People vs. Kinder Morgan

Want to stop Kinder Morgan’s TMX pipeline and tankers project? So do First Nations. It’s time to take a stand against a reckless plan that would bring tar sands oil across BC and through Vancouver harbour, increasing oil tanker traffic by 400%. We can’t let this...
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...
Service Hours Cabaret

Service Hours Cabaret

The People vs. Kinder Morgan! An evening of music organized by arrestees who used our court-assigned Community Service hours to organize… a protest concert!!! Come join us for this very special evening of music with speakers from the Watch House and Ana Simeon...
Buckman Coe + Friends

Buckman Coe + Friends

Everyone is invited to a community gathering and concert at Beaver Point Hall. Attendees will be treated to a show by Vancouver soul-funk troubadour Buckman Coe (and special guests). At 7 pm, guests are invited to bring flowers and participate in a “biodiversity...
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....
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