First Nation Friday – Indigenous blessing for Trans Mountain construction

Premier Rachel Notley joined Enoch Cree Nation Chief, the federal government and Trans Mountain officials for a special blessing ceremony near the site that will store pipe needed to build the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. July 27, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – The site, just west of Edmonton, will be one of the four staging areas in Alberta that will receive and store materials needed to build 980 km of new pipeline. “Today’s blessing is an important step

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B.C. First Nations groups eye equity stake in Trans Mountain oil pipeline

July 22 is a deadline Trudeau has for a smooth sale of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline. That deadline on Sunday is likely set to pass, meaning Canada will officially become pipeline owners. That doesn’t mean there isn’t a potential buyer however — First Nations groups in B.C. are joining together to become a potential suitor.   First Nation groups eye purchase of Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline That may come as a surprise to many like

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First Nations Friday – Leaders met with Kinder Morgan as Pipeline looks to proceed

First Nations leaders meet with Kinder Morgan this week as pipeline looks closer to succeeding Calgary, May 11, 2018  – Chief Judy Wilson of the Neskonlith Indian Band (Secwepemc Nation) presented the resolution from the New York State common retirement fund that asks Kinder Morgan to issue an annual sustainability report that lays out the company’s environmental, social and governance risks, including risks to human rights and Indigenous communities. According to the UBCIC, the resolution passed with support

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Trudeau meets with Notley and Horgan – Short on details, big on promises

Trudeau says pipeline isn’t about ‘punishing’ B.C., it’s about what’s in the national interest ‘The federal government has a responsibility to bring Canadians together,’ PM before leaving Lima. “B.C.ers and Albertans are not opponents; they are neighbours,” the prime minister said. “They are fellow countrymen and women who want the best for themselves and each other.” Between flights, Trudeau was a mixed bag of messages to the public, and possibly to the Premiers as he

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Calgary MP and MLA’s up for fight against Trudeau and Horgan in BC on TransMountain pipeline

Hon. Michelle Rempel, MP Town Hall – Calgary, AB April 12, 2018 It had been a while since I had been to a church gym… they have carpet… I’ve never understood why that’s the case, but it is.  It was packed.  Real packed.  Calgarians are pissed.  Real pissed.  Michelle Rempel is there to be someone to vent TO.. She nods in agreement, a lot! Of course she does. She’s angry too.  A brief schedule of

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