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First big test for Trudeau gov't will be Kinder Morgan, say Tsleil-Waututh

Tsleil-Waututh Nation
Tsleil-Waututh Nation spokesperson Rueben George at Vancouver press conference on Tuesday about a legal challenge to NEB's Kinder Morgan pipeline hearing. Photo by Mychaylo Prystupa.

Tsleil-Waututh Nation took the National Energy Board to federal court over the Kinder Morgan hearing on Tuesday.  The legal case is being viewed as one that will pressure the new Trudeau government to live up to its promises on overhauling pipeline reviews.

The NEB's oral hearings for citizen intervenors to speak up about the pipeline are set to begin in January 18-29 at a Burnaby casino and conference centre.

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