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TransCanada takes Unist'ot'en Community leaders to court

TransCanada served an injunction on Nov. 26, 2018, against two leaders of the Unist'ot'en camp, accusing the members of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation of blocking access in the area around the Morice River Bridge. Hereditary leaders of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation stand unified against pipelines in the territories they are obliged to protect through their traditional system of governance.

Kinder Morgan faced with uncertainty 'for years' due to challenges from First Nations

Canada’s constitution grants them many rights, and it is far from certain that these rights have been respected in the pipeline approval processes. Currently, 18 cases are before the courts in this matter. Regardless of the rulings in these cases, the parties will certainly appeal, perhaps all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada, which could take years.