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B.C. RCMP claims it has “no intention” of moving against Unist’ot’en camp

“It’s definitely going down” says Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on Unist’ot’en Camp raid

Unist'tot'en camp members stop surveyors, November 2012.

Unist’tot’en camp members stop surveyors, November 2012.

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs says RCMP officers have booked up hotel rooms in Burns Lake and Smithers, a firm indication of plans to invade the Unist’ot’en Camp in northwestern B.C.

Regulatory approval of LNG pipeline faces First Nation resistance

 

TransCanada's headquarters in Calgary, Alberta.

TransCanada’s headquarters in Calgary, Alberta.

Babine Lake, Burns Lake bands say recent Supreme Court ruling changes playing field

One of the first big LNG pipelines has been approved by B.C. after an environmental review, but First Nations say they could yet oppose the mega-project and others like it.

TransCanada’s $4.7-billion Coastal GasLink pipeline to Kitimat was given approval Friday, although the project only goes ahead if the project it fuels is given the green light.

Shell and its partners have yet to give a positive final investment decision to the $12-billion Canada LNG project meant to tap into Asia’s growing appetite for energy.

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