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Thousands rally against Kinder Morgan after court injunction

The air was crisp and cold as they trekked up Burnaby Mountain early on Saturday morning. People's breath came out in white puffs as each of the volunteer construction workers each carried two planks of wood. Their goal was to build a traditional Indigenous "watch house" to monitor Texas-based Kinder Morgan as it proceeds with construction of its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
Justin Trudeau, Sandy Garossino, Ottawa, Kinder Morgan

Trudeau's toughest challenge

Yet even if Kinder Morgan clears the hurdle of a First Nations court challenge and First Nations activism, it must then confront formidable opposition from BC environmental activists. For better or worse, not every goal a government sets is politically achievable.

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