A proposal to more than double a pipeline from Canada’s oil sands to tanker terminals in Burnaby, British Columbia, and Anacortes and Ferndale, Washington, is drawing fire from First Nations on both sides of the border who say the risks to traditional territories and waters are unacceptable.
Energy giant Kinder Morgan is holding public consultations across the Lower Mainland over the next several weeks, bringing its proposed TransMountain pipeline expansion under public scrutiny.
This weekend, an armada of ocean-going canoes paddled against an increase in oil flow and tankers in B.C.’s Salish Sea. The Left Coast Post spoke with Tsleil-Waututh nation’s Rueben George.
Anti-pipeline demonstrators called Harper’s support for the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline a “lack of political leadership” during his North Vancouver visit today.