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The Warrior Song of Ta’ah Amy George

When the Tsleil Waututh (People of the Inlet) found out in 2012 about Kinder Morgan’s expansion plans (twinning the pipeline, dredging Burrard Inlet, increasing tanker traffic seven-fold to transport toxic bitumen to China), they held a community gathering on their reserve across the inlet from Kinder Morgan’s Westridge facility.

‘I was in shock,’ says government insider about instructions to ensure approval of Kinder Morgan pipeline

“I guess that's something that wouldn't have fazed me at all if the Harper government was still in power,” the public servant told National Observer. “But given the change in government, seeing as how we were told to provide serious advice, I was rather shocked at being given that kind of direction. It's not something that I would have expected from a Liberal government.”
Kinder Morgan Canada, pipeline, Trans Mountain expansion, protest, Burnaby

Kinder Morgan opponents suspected Trudeau government rigged its review of pipeline. Federal insiders say they were right

Government insiders say a high-ranking public servant instructed them, at least one month before Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion was approved, “to give cabinet a legally-sound basis to say ‘yes’” to the project. Here are the results of a National Observer investigation that was more than a year in the making.