Indigenous appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline approval dismissed by Supreme court
The Supreme Court Of Canada has dismissed a new appeal from First Nations in British Columbia over the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.
The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is one step closer to becoming reality, as the court has chosen not to hear the five challenges that would have been presented by environmental and Indigenous rights groups in British Columbia.
The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Indigenous groups challenging the government’s approval of the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has declared that if the Trans Mountain Pipeline is not built by Trudeau’s government, he will hold a referendum on ending equalization payments.
According to Stratas’ latest decision, the First Nations’ application strayed well beyond addressing this core matter at least seven times – including that Stratas be removed from the appeal panel altogether.
According to a statement from The Climate Breakthrough Project, Berman won the award specifically for her outstanding work on “fossil fuel supply reduction,” or, put simply, blocking oil and gas projects in Canada and beyond.