Tag Archives: First Nations

Trans Mountain appeal: The Crown’s duty to consult First Nations (Part 2)

(November 21, 2019) The Federal Court of Appeal quashed the government approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project for two reasons: the National Energy Board’s treatment of marine shipping effects and the Crown’s consultation with First Nations. Lawyer Andrew … Continue reading

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The Kinder Morgan pipeline: permits or permission?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline has raised a storm of protest about its predicted impacts on the orcas, climate change, First Nations’ rights, as well as concerns about the project’s “flawed” approval process and lack of “social licence”. Lawyer Andrew Roman contextualizes some of the hot-button issues raised by critics. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: The natives’ tools

Environmentalists serve native interests well, by extracting maximum profits out of resource developments. Continue reading

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