Former chief proposing ownership of at least 51% of the federal government-owned pipeline be shared among all participating Indigenous communities in B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan.
The legal battle is part of the fallout over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
Parkland Fuel operates gas stations under Chevron and other banners.
Steven Guilbeault in 1993 helped found a major environmental advocacy group in Quebec called Equiterre.
The federal government approved the expansion again in June after a second round of consultations.
They’re arguing cabinet failed to comply with its responsibility to protect critically endangered killer whales.
Group, called Project Reconciliation, proposing a 51% stake in the pipeline.
Alberta threatening to cut BC off from its crude.
Indigenous groups, environmental organizations and cities are ready for a fight.
…but they fear the pipeline expansion to BC’s coast will not be competed.
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers released its election wish list on Monday.
Unanimous ruling from the B.C. Court of Appeal represented a major win for Trans Mountain pipeline.
Arguing the Alberta law is unconstitutional, provinces can’t discriminate in the distribution of natural resource products.
Cap stays, will proclaim into law a bill to cut oil shipments to BC in response its opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
Natural Resources minister doesn’t expect the deadline will be pushed back again.