BC oil pipeline

Federal government defends Northern Gateway approval at court hearing

VANCOUVER — The Canadian government is asking the Federal Court of Appeal to uphold its controversial decision to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline project. First Nations, environmental groups...

Northern Gateway talks excluded issue of First Nations' governance

Bands' asserted authority to govern their lands should have at least been considered by the Crown in consultations on proposed $7-billion pipeline.

First Nations take Harper government to court over Northern Gateway - just days from election

Harper government faces fresh legal battle over controversial pipeline just days before federal election.

Constitutional challenge of pipeline hearing rules won't proceed

VANCOUVER — The National Energy Board has the right to limit evidence or exclude participants from the Kinder Morgan pipeline hearing, or any other hearing it conducts. That's the effect of a Supreme...

Native Planet challenges audiences to redefine humanity’s relationship with the environment

Native Planet, a new six-part documentary series takes audiences to the front lines of an Aboriginal-led fight for Mother Earth. Last week, the series kicked off with the story of a Maori tribe’s...
Fighting Kinder Morgan in court

Slew of lawsuits against Kinder Morgan could begin, say lawyers

Kinder Morgan up against "the strength of the Coast Salish First Nations."

The Gitga’at First Nation asks Enbridge to leave territory following botched consultation

Gitga’at First Nation reminds Enbridge that Northern Gateway pipeline and oil tanker project is not welcome in Gitga’at territory.

Beautiful day to be an oil CEO, bad day to be a duck

Liberals upset NDP. Election results upset water fowl.

Cheeky "Kinder Morgan Surprise" site offers daily critique of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

The following is adapted from Kinder Morgan Surprise, a new site featuring a tongue-in-cheek "advent calendar" created by professor Erica Frank, MD, MPH, that gives daily...

Petition opposing Northern Gateway pipeline clears 10,000 signatures

The Avaaz petition "No Enbridge Tankers/Pipeline in BC Great Bear Rainforest", having surpassed its original goal of 10,000 signatures, is now aiming for 20,000 names to pass against the Northern...