April 26, 2018, Unceded Coast Salish Territories/ Vancouver BC. — Indigenous leaders, conservation organizations, and community groups are calling for an all-party investigation into the federal approval for Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker expansion project after revelations this week that insiders rigged the federal approval process. Whistleblowers in the federal government revealed that they were pressured “to give cabinet a legally-sound basis to say ‘yes’” to the pipeline and tanker proposal,” one month before the pipeline was actually approved.

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  MP Nathan Cullen in the House of Commons April 25, 2018: "The Liberal’s Kinder Morgan approval process is looking more rigged than a Russian election. The Prime Minster promised the people of Alberta a credible process—he broke that promise. He promised British Columbia meaningful consultation with First Nations—he broke that promise too. Now with leaked papers from the Prime Minster’s own administration we have proof that the decision on Kinder Morgan was made before the process even started. Today in Parliament I asked Justin Trudeau to release the Kinder Morgan papers and the rebuild the trust of Canadians. He chose not to answer the question."

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From TRT World, "The Newsmakers": Justin Trudeau, a leader praised for his green credentials, is backing a multi-billion dollar pipeline in Canada. Despite criticism, he's vowed the pipeline will go ahead. So is the charismatic Canadian allowing economic interests to trump environmental concerns? Guests: Chief Bob Chamberlin, Vice President of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs Chris Alexander, Canada's former Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Keith Stewart, Senior Energy Strategist for Greenpeace Canada  

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  An Anglican priest was just arrested on Burnaby Mountain challenging Kinder Morgan's pipeline. Her words gave us chills.

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      Indigenous leaders, Member(s) of Parliament, and Mayors on opposition to Kinder Morgan in light of Prime Minister Trudeau, Premier Notley and Premier Horgan’s Sunday meeting in Ottawa. Monday April 16, starting at noon, live from SFU Harbour Centre.

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  Indigenous leaders remind company, governments that the tar sands project still does not have their consent.

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Secwepemc Declaration on Protecting Our Land & Water Against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline By The Indigenous Network on Economies and Trade (INET)April 13, 2018 (Secwepemc Territory, Kamloops) The Indigenous Network on Economies and Trade (INET) pioneered an Indigenous risk assessment of Kinder Morgan Canada’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP), demonstrating that failure to take into account Indigenous jurisdiction, title and land rights constitutes too great a risk for large projects seeking access to Indigenous lands and resources.

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  Violet Williams, 18,  "On Thursday April 12 I was arrested at Kinder Morgan's gates. I participated in this protest and sat with two amazing women who also were arrested. As I sat at the gates, the supporting group sang the women's warrior song for us, it was at this moment when the police were in a line in front of us I knew that I was going to fully be arrested I had felt the pride and pain of my ancestors on my shoulders leading me through the world.

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More arrests at Kinder Morgan construction site as protests resume “Let’s not forget in all the provincial and federal squabbling that the company still doesn’t have Indigenous consent and never will.”   12 April 2018, Unceded Coast Salish Territories (Burnaby, BC) — Today, a group of artists blockaded the gates of Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby Mountain tank farm as part of ongoing Indigenous-led resistance to the tar sands project. Indigenous leaders have vowed that the pipeline will never be built.

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