Joint Review Panel

Enbridge Joint Review Panel hearing summary September 19

On her third day of questioning, Hana Boye came back to a recurring theme – her client, the Haisla Nation, and its traditional territory will be affected by every aspect of the Northern Gateway...

Harper shameless: Elizabeth May

PM Stephen Harper says decision on Northern Gateway will be based on science, not politics, but Green Party MP Elizabeth May calls such rhetoric shameless pretending given Budget Bill C-38 impacts.
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Landowners on Enbridge pipeline route say risks "imposed" upon them

What rights do landowners have when pipeline companies want access to their property? Not very many, it seems.

As Northern Gateway pipeline hearings return to Smithers, community rallies for tar sands protest

A new set of Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel hearings in Smithers, BC brought out hundreds of community members on Monday for a rally.

Nuxalk First Nations pull out of Enbridge Northern Gateway review: "no honour" in process

Chiefs withdraw from the pipeline review process, citing a predetermined approval and the government's "mishandled relationships" with First Nations.

Enbridge Northern Gateway protest in Bella Bella was "absolutely peaceful"

Community leaders met with officials Monday morning, after a Northern Gateway pipeline hearing was cancelled over a protest. Heiltsuk Tribal Council says hearings should resume Tuesday afternoon.

Fearing destruction of local resources by Enbridge pipeline, Northern BC community prepares hunger strike

Hunger strike participants from the Bella Bella community say they fear a potential oil spill by Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline will threaten their ocean and traditional food sources.

Happy 23rd anniversary, Exxon Valdez: thanks for schooling us on Enbridge!

Fifteen years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, a pit in Prince William Sound shows heavy oil residue. An oil spill off the BC coast could create a larger, more toxic spill than the Exxon Valdez.

Oil sands opponents slam Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline with poetry

Poets gathered outside Enbridge’s offices Friday evening, for the launch of a book compiling poetic responses to the company’s controversial oil sands pipeline.

Oil executive son's testimony at Prince Rupert Northern Gateway pipeline joint review panel

At the Enbridge Joint Review Panel hearings, the son of an oil executive delivered a riveting speech about the power and destruction of oil.