(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – 30 August 2018) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is celebrating the Federal Court of Appeal verdict on the Trans Mountain approval and calls on Prime Minister Trudeau to immediately stop construction and shut the project down.

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.   The Nations of the Tseil-Waututh, Squamish, Sto:lo, Secwepemc, Coldwater and Upper Nicola Band, Raincoast Conservation Foundation, Living Oceans Society, the cities of Vancouver and Burnaby, and the Province of British Columbia are part of a consolidated lawsuit to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project. The verdict could quash the federal approval of the project like the 2016 Enbridge decision that killed Enbridge's Northern Gateway. 

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1 August 2018, Unceded Coast Salish Territories (Burnaby, BC): Two protectors have been arrested blocking the gates of Kinder Morgan’s oil tanker terminal in Burnaby after they and others blocked traffic for four hours into the facility, shutting down construction. The construction site is one of the few places Kinder Morgan Canada is legally allowed to prepare for construction and is one of the most active of their sites in the province.

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31 July 2018, Unceded Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC):Laurie Embree, the first Protector to risk jail time to stop Kinder Morgan's pipeline and tanker project, was just taken into custody after being sentenced to 7 days in jail. 

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  (Coast Salish Territory – Vancouver, BC – July 23, 2018) Today, as Canada takes possession of the controversial and ill-fated Kinder Morgan pipeline and tanker project, Indigenous leaders renew vows to enact their rights as proper title holders by protecting their territories against this project and its devastating risks and impacts.

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The Protect the Inlet Flotilla hosted water protectors and families from across the Salish Sea on Saturday July 14, as hundreds gathered to paddle together to stop Kinder Morgan's diluted biutmen pipeline and tanker project.

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     4 July 2018, (Unceded Coast Salish Territories) Eleven months after Kinder Morgan illegally placed snow fencing in salmon spawning streams, they have finally been reprimanded. Kinder Morgan was fined a total of $920 for 4 separate infractions of the Water Sustainability Act after illegally tampering with salmon spawning in salmon creeks last August.

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  Trans Mountain is a warning that investors can no longer ignore Indigenous rights (Via the Ottawa Citizen)  

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  "There are a lot of people in power who aren’t listening, but there are people who are willing to make these changes, which is why I’m willing to get arrested today.”

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