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A Message from Charlene Aleck January 4, 2017

I have many questions about the decision the Trudeau Government has made on the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Many questions that have not been answered. They are questions that will haunt us long into the future if this project is allowed to proceed.

Media Release: Tsleil-Waututh Nation Chief in Ottawa To Personally Deliver Reports to Minister Regarding "Unfounded and Unreliable" NEB Kinder Morgan Recommendations November 28, 2016

                                                              Chief Maureen Thomas

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