Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's fight against British Columbia's efforts to stop the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project ignores the pipeline's negative impact on First Nations and Canada's ongoing efforts at reconciliation with First Nations.
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Indigenous-led Tiny House Warriors build homes to stop Kinda Morgan’s Trans Mountain projectIndigenous-led Tiny House Warriors build homes to stop Kinda Morgan’s Trans Mountain project
Indigenous-led Tiny House Warriors are building homes in the path of the Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline to protest the project, which would increase the flow of Alberta tar sands to the Vancouver coast from the current 300,000 barrels a day to 890,000.
Manitoba Chiefs Suing Trudeau Over Enbridge’s Line 3 Pipeline ApprovalManitoba Chiefs Suing Trudeau Over Enbridge’s Line 3 Pipeline Approval
The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is suing the Trudeau government over its approval of Enbridge's Line 3 tar sands pipeline. First Nations leaders have repeatedly stated that no genuine reconciliation is possible as long as Canada continues to approve fossil fuel-based projects that threaten their communities and the planet.
How a controversial dam threatens rights of Canada’s indigenous Innu peopleHow a controversial dam threatens rights of Canada’s indigenous Innu people
The controversial Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project in Labrador, Canada, "relies on local Innu people giving up their own lands." It "joins a long history of dispossession in North America."