Tsleil-Waututh Nation Release Landmark Independent Assessment of Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Proposal

Approval for controversial oil pipelines and tankers project denied

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC and COAST SALISH TERRITORY, May 26, 2015 – Today, the Tsleil-Waututh Nation the “People of the Inlet” released the outcomes of its independent assessment of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project (TMEX), conducted as a matter of its own jurisdiction and law.

Up to 90 per cent of Burrard Inlet Oil Spill Would Reach Shoreline in Hours: Report

Up to 90 per cent of a Burrard Inlet oil spill would reach shoreline in hours” The Vancouver Sun reports today with the launch of an oil spill animation model.

“The model demonstrates that nowhere is safe in Burrard Inlet,” says Tsleil-Waututh Nation Chief Maureen Thomas.

“Spilled oil has the potential to foul every corner of our inlet leaving only a legacy of more pollution for our children and spoiling everything Tsleil-Waututh holds as sacred.”

The independent spill trajectory model was created for the City of Vancouver and City Of Burnaby,

TSLEIL-WAUTUTH NATION Opposes Trans Mountain Pipeline at Kinder Morgan Inc. AGM in Houston, TX

“We will never consent” states TWN; 58,000 Sign Corporate Watchdog’s Petition Urging Kinder Morgan to Respect Indigenous Rights and Abandon Pipeline Expansion Plan

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Thursday, May 7th, representatives of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the “People of the Inlet”, attended Kinder Morgan Inc.’s (KMI) Annual General Shareholder Meeting in Houston to state their steadfast opposition to the corporation’s planned expansion of the TransMountain pipeline and tanker project.

Directly Affected at Tsleil-Waututh – Monday, May 11th at 5-9pm

An evening of pizza, film and sharing ideas!

You are invited to attend the screening of the film Directly Affected on Monday, May 11th at 5-9pm. The screening will take place at the Tsleil-Waututh Community Centre. This event is free to attend for the Tsleil-Waututh community but the public is also welcome to attend by donation.

Tsleil-Waututh Statement on Marathassa Oil Spill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Tsleil-Waututh Nation, North Vancouver, BC—April 17, 2015)

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC and COAST SALISH TERRITORY:  Today, the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the “People of the Inlet”, stands in solidarity with everyone who has a connection to Burrard Inlet.  We applaud the efforts of all those gathered here today in Port Moody, one of our historic village sites,

Unite to Protect the Inlet on March 22

Celebrate United Nations World Water Day with the Vancouver Council of Canadians, Burnaby Residents Opposing Kinder Morgan Expansion, Tanker Free BC and Tsleil-Waututh Nation Sacred Trust.

Join our celebration at New Brighton Park in Traditional Tsleil-Waututh Territory in Vancouver and hear speakers Carleen Thomas and Charlene Aleck of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation Sacred Trust.

Burnaby Board of Trade’s Kinder Morgan Report Sceptical of Pipeline Expansion

This week the Burnaby Board of Trade delivered its much-anticipated Special Report to Members after 10 months of consulting with Kinder Morgan and interested stakeholders and experts. Here is the full report and below are some highlights and conclusions.

Routing: The Burnaby Board of Trade believes that it is reasonable to adjust the route in some instances where land use has changed since the original pipeline was constructed,

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