In 2010, two unequivocal Indigenous-law based declarations were signed by First Nations, definitively banning tar sands crude oil tankers, pipelines and infrastructure from their territories.
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Our climate is changing, and we need to plan for a “new normal”.
This publication is comprised of two separate documents relating to the 2012 BC Carbon Tax review.
This is a list of First Nations and First Nations political organizations that have publicly declared their opposition to the Enbridge tankers and pipelines project.
The Canadian government is considering a proposal to build a pipeline under mountains and across rivers that could carry more than half a million barrels of raw tar sands crude oil (known as bitumen) daily across important salmon rivers, coastal rainforests, and sensitive marine waters.
This is a map of combined traditional territories of First Nations who have banned tar sands pipelines and tankers using their indigenous laws.
The Canadian government is presently considering approval of a 1,172 km pipeline that would carry 525,000 barrels per day of crude oil from the Alberta tar sands to the BC coast and load it onto supertankers bound for China and the west coast of the US.
Increasingly, Canadians look to professionals – individuals with special expertise and training, such as biologists, engineers, planners and foresters – to make decisions about a wide range of issues.
This Backgrounder summarizes and explains the different ways for people to participate in the federal environmental assessment and regulatory review of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines – the Joint Review Panel.