Coastal GasLink set to lay first pipe as it ramps up LNG pipeline
Construction also begins this summer on a compressor and metering stations.
Chiefs, governments to sign rights understanding after BC pipeline protests
Memorandum doesn’t address Wet’suwet’en opposition to the pipeline, part of a $40-billion LNG export terminal project in Kitimat.
Wet’suwet’en pact with Ottawa and BC disputed by elected chiefs
They don’t support the proposed MOU on rights and title, hereditary chiefs have signed on.
Most Canadians unhappy with Trudeau’s handling of blockade crisis: poll
Respondents are split on whether the Coastal GasLink pipeline project should be stopped permanently or paused temporarily to negotiate further with Indigenous leaders.
Trudeau urges peaceful end to blockades of rail traffic
Scheer says Teck scuttling of oil sands project the result of Trudeau’s doing nothing to end the disruptions for almost three weeks.
Chiefs want RCMP, pipeline firm to leave before meeting with government
Hereditary chiefs have communicated their terms to Carolyn Bennett, the minister responsible for Crown-Indigenous relations.
Former UN committee member defends stance on LNG pipeline in BC
Committee called for three major resource projects in BC to be halted until free, prior and informed consent of all affected Indigenous groups was granted.
Former MP Nathan Cullen appointed BC liaison in pipeline dispute
Will work with Wet’suwet’en leaders, the RCMP, Coastal GasLink, the provincial public sector and other parties.
LNG pipeline will proceed despite protests: Horgan
Courts have ruled in favour of the project, the rule of law will apply.
BC human rights commissioner asks Canadian government to halt pipeline project
Believes Canada is shirking its obligations as a signatory to the UN Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Work delay possible, Coastal GasLink seeks meeting over pipeline dispute
Company believes “dialogue is preferable to confrontation” and will delay workers returning to the work site.
BC LNG pipeline project to resume work despite opposition
Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs advised the company tit was “trespassing” on unceded territory and demanded they vacate.
Appeal of NEB pipeline jurisdiction decision ‘highly probable’: BC activist
Coastal GasLink is a 670-kilometre conduit currently under construction.
BC Oil and Gas Commission warns Coastal GasLink over pipeline construction
Wet’suwet’en allege the Calgary company engaged in construction without an archaeological impact assessment.
BC chief says they didn’t give up rights for pipeline to be built [UPDATED]
Contends agreements signed by pipeline builder Coastal GasLink are illegitimate.
RCMP to review arrests at BC pipeline blockade and create temporary detachment
The RCMP will conduct a review of arrests at a pipeline protest.
RCMP arrest 14 people in northern BC over anti-LNG pipeline protest
TransCanada subsidiary Coastal GasLink says it has signed agreements with all First Nations along the route for LNG Canada’s $40-billion liquefied natural gas project in Kitimat.