A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled nine anti-pipeline protesters are guilty of criminal contempt of court for violating an injunction on March 17 while blockading the Kinder Morgan tank farm on Burnaby Mountain. All nine had pleaded not guilty.
The Coldwater Indian Band alleges that someone tampered with evidence submitted by Kinder Morgan to Canada’s pipeline regulator to avoid a costly route change on the company's Trans Mountain expansion project.
The new, more stringent standards that begin with the 2021 model year will reduce pollution roughly by six million tonnes a year by 2030, the government says. That’s like taking 1.5 million cars off the road for one year.