Unceded Coast Salish Territories (VANCOUVER, BC) — More than 66,400 people submitted letters to the National Energy Board during a rushed public comment period on the federal government’s reconsideration of the Trans Mountain Pipeline project, focused on concerns for the endangered southern resident orcas from increased tanker traffic and the risk of an oil spill.
If Trudeau is as serious about the environment and Indigenous rights as he claims to be, he needs to respect the court’s decision, stop wasting taxpayer money on this pipeline, and move on.
The courts have made it clear: Canada's federal government failed to properly consult with First Nations or properly protect orca whales from the Trans Mountain pipeline and oil tanker project. Call Justin Trudeau and tell him to #StopTransMountain
Unceded Coast Salish Territories (VANCOUVER, BC) — Environmental organization Stand.earth applauds today’s decision by the Federal Court of Appeal overturning federal permits for the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project and requiring the federal government to both redo its consultations with First Nations on the project and assess the impacts of the project on endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales.