Suit alleges damage has created health risks and crippled community’s ability to observe their Indigenous traditions.
First in BC to approve the co-management of the development of a LNG facility.
Estimated those sales cost the province up to $1 billion in tax revenue annually.
Two indigenous communities suing TransCanada over pipeline consultation process.
Two First Nations and an environmental group have filed separate applications for judicial review on Oct. 27.
Says court papers prove political pressure was applied.
Blames inaction on outstanding issues by the NDP government.
Chief says First Nations need to be part of the monitoring and regulating of the oil industry.
Meeting with First Nation leaders to sort out the different contamination reports.
670-kilometre pipeline would bring natural gas from northeastern BC to an export facility on the central coast.
Proposed export site would have processed up to 5-million tonnes of liquefied natural gas annually
Proposed facility would produce up to five million tonnes of LNG annually.
The Tsleil-Waututh Nation says the pipeline review began without being consulted by the federal government.
Flawed science, lack of consultation cited; Nexen can use water it has stored in area pits only.
They’re asserting their rights for the island as traditional Tsimshian territory.