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British Columbia: Canada And Kinder Morgan Want A First Nation To Pay The Legal Fees Over The Stalled Pipeline


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Fiona
- 91 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Canada and an American energy company want a First Nation in British Columbia to pay for their legal fees following âEUR~significantâEUR(TM) delay and prejudice to a stalled pipeline expansion project.



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Fiona Ogilvie (565)
Saturday May 19, 2018, 7:33 pm
A lawyer for Texas-based Kinder Morgan made this request in a newly-released court submission from May 14 that was sent to the Federal Court of Appeal. Counsel for Canada’s Attorney General, Jody Wilson-Raybould, made a similar request in a separate submission on May 11.

The submissions were responding to an extraordinary motion submitted on May 2 by the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, requesting that the court compel the government to release uncensored copies of federal documents cited in a recent investigation by National Observer, including the release of new secret cabinet documents.

The National Observer investigation quoted internal documents and unnamed public servants who said that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to approve Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain project was rigged. The documents and information released by whistleblowers show how a high-ranking official instructed public servants to find a way to approve the project, even though the government was supposed to be consulting and accommodating First Nations at that time.

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Freya H (358)
Saturday May 19, 2018, 7:38 pm
Greedy, unfeeling scumbags!
 

Fiona Ogilvie (565)
Saturday May 19, 2018, 8:09 pm
Well said, Freya, I thought Energy Transfer Partners were as low as fossil fuel related corporations could go...but Kinder Morgan out of Texas is the worst.
 

Sue H (7)
Saturday May 19, 2018, 8:34 pm
Shame.
 

Tania N (883)
Sunday May 20, 2018, 2:28 am
Thanks
 

Tania N (883)
Sunday May 20, 2018, 2:30 am
Thanks
 

Animae C (506)
Sunday May 20, 2018, 6:13 am
i am so disappointed in Trudeau!!!
SHAME, i thought he was different!
 

DerekDeka Richardson (39)
Sunday May 20, 2018, 7:10 am
Noted with thanks.
 

Derek R (294)
Sunday May 20, 2018, 7:20 am
Thank you, noted.
 

Colleen L (3)
Sunday May 20, 2018, 11:41 am
Shame on them. Agree with Freya. Thanks Fiona
 

Janis K (126)
Monday May 21, 2018, 3:05 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Winn Adams (179)
Tuesday May 22, 2018, 6:29 am
:-(
 

Angela J (61)
Tuesday May 22, 2018, 9:01 pm
Thanks
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Sunday May 27, 2018, 12:37 am
Thanks
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Tuesday May 29, 2018, 12:46 am
Thank you again
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Wednesday May 30, 2018, 10:56 pm
Thanks again
 
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