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Pipeline Spills 290,000 Litres of Crude Oil Emulsion in Northern Alberta

Pipeline Spills 290,000 Litres of Crude Oil Emulsion in Northern Alberta

by Carol Linnitt / Desmog Canada A pipeline owned by Paramount Resources Ltd. released an estimated 100,000 litres of crude oil and 190,000 litres of produced water near Zama City, in northwest Alberta, according to an April 11 incident report filed with the Alberta Energy Regulator. The release was discovered after company personnel looked into...
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Is Trans Mountain Construction Continuing, Despite What Kinder Morgan Said?

Is Trans Mountain Construction Continuing, Despite What Kinder Morgan Said?

by Dylan Waisman / The National Observer Only a day after Kinder Morgan announced it would suspend all non-essential spending on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, heavy machinery was at work digging at the site. Nobody knows yet what this means for the pipeline, and Kinder Morgan has not responded to National Observer’s request for...
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Kinder Morgan Suspends Work on Trans Mountain Pipeline Amid BC Opposition

Kinder Morgan Suspends Work on Trans Mountain Pipeline Amid BC Opposition

from Red Power Media AppleMark Kinder Morgan says it is suspending all non-essential activities and related spending on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. The company says its decision is based on the British Columbia government’s opposition to the project, which has been the focus of sustained protests at its marine terminal in Burnaby,...
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How First Nations Are Keeping Watch Over an Embattled Canadian Pipeline

How First Nations Are Keeping Watch Over an Embattled Canadian Pipeline

by Brian Kahn / Earther BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA—At 6:30 a.m., workers started hacking away at blackberry bushes in a small clearing, wading through ankle-deep mud from the rains the day before. Just steps away, bright yellow signs staked into a berm warned of a high pressure pipeline buried beneath. First Nations’ leaders at the...
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Canada: Arrests to Continue as Kinder Morgan Protests Heat Up

Canada: Arrests to Continue as Kinder Morgan Protests Heat Up

by Duncan Anderson / The Tyee BC Indigenous leaders led a 5,000-person march against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion March 10. Photo by Rogue Collective. Organizers of the recent wave of protests at the Kinder Morgan site on Burnaby Mountain say we can expect more large protests and arrests as the battle...
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Coast Salish Territories: Indigenous Land Defenders Denounce Criminalization at Burnaby Mountain

Coast Salish Territories: Indigenous Land Defenders Denounce Criminalization at Burnaby Mountain

from It’s Going Down As resistance to a Kinder Morgan pipeline continues in so-called British Columbia, indigenous land defender SunTree Johnson Larue has been arrested and is in need of solidarity. The following press release discusses the current situation. For ongoing updates, follow Camp Cloud. For the past six days, Secwepemc land defender SUNTREE...
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Treaty Camp: Security Shows Up at the Blockade in Nova Scotia

from Submedia Update from the Treaty Camp blocking Alton Gas in so-called Nova Scotia. Security guards hired by the company went to the camp and attempted to serve Mi’kmaq water protectors with verbal PPAs (trespassing warnings). People a the camp let them know that this is stolen land, and folks mobilized quickly in support...
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Canada: Burnaby Won’t Cover Policing Costs Related to Trans Mountain Protests

Canada: Burnaby Won’t Cover Policing Costs Related to Trans Mountain Protests

by Ian Bailey / The Globe and Mail An RCMP officer reads a court order to Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, right, and NDP MP Kennedy Stewart, second from right, before they were arrested after joining protesters outside Kinder Morgan’s facility in Burnaby, B.C., on March 23, 2018. DARRYL DYCK The City of...
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Canada: Kinder Morgan Pipeline Protest Grows: Arrests Include a Greenpeace Founder, Juno-Nominated Grandfather

Canada: Kinder Morgan Pipeline Protest Grows: Arrests Include a Greenpeace Founder, Juno-Nominated Grandfather

by Andy Rowell / EcoWatch Just because you get older, it doesn’t mean you cannot stop taking action for what you believe in. And Monday was a case in point. Two seventy-year-olds, still putting their bodies on the line for environmental justice and indigenous rights. Early Monday morning, the first seventy-year-old, a grandfather of...
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Indigenous Protesters Again Block Entrance to Pinery Provincial Park

Indigenous Protesters Again Block Entrance to Pinery Provincial Park

from Warrior Publications Maynard T. George is leader of the Indigenous family group claiming ownership of Pinery Provincial Park. (Submitted by Colin Graf)Protester Maynard George says the action is connected to a First Nations claim to the land CBC News, March 19, 2018 Indigenous protesters are again blocking the entrance to the Pinery Provincial...
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Namgis First Nation in B.C. Court in Bid to Halt Fish Farm Restocking

Namgis First Nation in B.C. Court in Bid to Halt Fish Farm Restocking

from CTV News Vancouver Island The Canadian Press, March 13, 2018 VICTORIA – A First Nation is asking the Federal Court to prevent the restocking of an open-net salmon farm in its traditional territories off northern Vancouver Island. The Namgis First Nation of Alert Bay says prior to any fish transfer to an open-net...
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British Columbia: Camp Cloud Makes a Call for “More Boots on the Ground” Against Kinder Morgan

British Columbia: Camp Cloud Makes a Call for “More Boots on the Ground” Against Kinder Morgan

from It’s Going Down Last weekend in so-called British Columbia, up to ten thousand converged against the construction of a Kinder Morgan pipeline. However, there are also ongoing direct action campaigns on the ground, such as Camp Cloud and the Tiny House Warriors. What follows is an update from Camp Cloud and a call...
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