Tag: Trans Mountain pipeline
"Once again, we see that Canadian banks are leading the world in financing climate-destructive, Indigenous rights-violating projects," said one campaigner.
"So, is there a degree of (anti-Indigenous) targeting happening? That, to me, is a fair question to ask."
“Canada has bulldozered a pathway forward on this unsustainable project that is in no way honorable, in the interest of the public, or aligned with its commitment to implement federal legislation on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.”
"People across British Columbia do not want this pipeline built and will make sure it isn't."
Residents are increasingly concerned that the expansion of Trans Mountain may result in a major uptick in tankers carrying Alberta oilsands crude to the region’s five refineries.
Here’s how indigenous leaders pulled together a grassroots movement to resist the pipeline expansion.