Annual Energy Futures Report Released Today

(Image Credit: CER 2020)

The black trend line shows what happens to crude oil supply if no climate action is taken. The pink dotted trend line shows crude supply available if modest climate actions are taken. The pink trend line indicates that if the pipelines are built, there will be significantly more pipeline capacity than there is crude oil available for export.

Media Release and Legal Backgrounder: First Nations “extremely disappointed” by Supreme Court of Canada’s refusal to hear TMX appeal, but vow to keep fighting

July 2, 2020 – Vancouver (Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territory)

– The Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Coldwater Indian Band have been denied leave to appeal by the Supreme Court of Canada. These three First Nations have fought and challenged the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Project twice at the Federal Court of Appeal.

Media Release: Stop TMX: Devastating Trans Mountain Pipeline Spill Reinforces Urgency to Halt Further Expansion

 
 
 
 
(Sema:th Territory/ Abbotsford– June 14, 2020) Indigenous leaders are demanding answers and raising alarm following another Trans Mountain pipeline spill, which took place early yesterday morning in Abbotsford.
 
The spill occurred at the Sumas Station which pumps up to the tank farm on Sumas Mountain and where the line intersects south to Washington.

Press Release and Legal Backgrounder: FIRST NATIONS LAUNCH FIGHT OF TMX PROJECT APPROVAL TO SUPREME COURT OF CANADA

Vancouver (Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territory) – The Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the Ts’elxwéyeqw Tribes and Coldwater Indian Band announce they are seeking leave for appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada.  These four First Nations have fought and challenged the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Project through every Federal court. They now intend to seek a challenge at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Media Advisory

Media Advisory

 

WHAT: Online Press Conference discussing appeal of TMX Coldwater decision to the Supreme Court of Canada

WHO: Leadership from First Nations appealing the TMX approvals to the SCC will discuss the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal

-Chief Leah George-Wilson &

Tsleil-Waututh Nation file a new appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada

This morning, Monday April 6th, Tsleil-Waututh Nation filed a new appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada in the continuing effort to stop the Trans Mountain Pipeline. We invite you to join a Webinar being hosted by RAVEN Trust tomorrow afternoon at 4pm PT. Indigenous leaders from Tsleil-Waututh, Coldwater and Squamish Nations will be there live,

TMX: SUPREME COURT OF CANADA DENIES LEAVE, AS TSLEIL-WAUTUTH ANNOUNCES FURTHER APPEAL

The Supreme Court of Canada has denied leave to appeal a decision by the Federal Court of Appeal from September 4th, 2019 which significantly limited the grounds that the First Nations, including Tsleil-Waututh, could argue in the recent Coldwater case.  Tsleil-Waututh announced today that they would appeal the Coldwater decision, which upheld the approval of  the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX) after finding consultation to be adequate.

Federal Court Decision Disappointing, But Not the End of the Story

Tsleil-Waututh Nation is disappointed in today’s decision by the Federal Court of Appeal, but this is not the end of the story. 

 

“We are disappointed by today’s decision from the Federal Court of Appeal. In our view consultation was inadequate. Tsleil-Waututh was ready to sit at the consultation table to engage in meaningful dialogue and meaningful consultation,

PRESS RELEASE AND LEGAL BACKGROUNDER: FIRST NATIONS STAND TOGETHER AGAINST TRANS MOUNTAIN: FEDERAL COURT OF APPEAL BEGINS NEW ROUND OF HEARINGS IN VANCOUVER

For Immediate Release – Monday December 16, 2019

First Nations stand together against Trans Mountain: Federal Court of Appeal begins new round of hearings in Vancouver

Vancouver (Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territory) — Representatives of Indigenous communities fighting the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project (TMX) in the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) gathered today before hearings begin,

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