Staff at the Vancouver office of an environmental group got an unexpected visit on Tuesday from sheriffs who were holding court documents authorizing them to seize the organization’s assets on behalf of Enbridge.
Karen Mahon with Stand.earth, formerly known as Forest Ethics, said the documents authorized the sheriffs to take and sell all of their assets to recover money owed to the pipeline giant. Read the rest of this entry
by Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun, October 17, 2017
The environmental organization Stand reports that bailiffs showed up at its downtown Vancouver office this morning with orders on behalf of Enbridge to seize assets related to a 2014 Federal Court of Appeal judgment that awarded the pipeline giant court costs. Read the rest of this entry
Top court delivers landmark rulings on consultation process with Indigenous Peoples over energy projects
By John Paul Tasker, CBC News, July 26, 2017
The Supreme Court of Canada has quashed plans for seismic testing in Nunavut, delivering a major victory to Inuit who argued they were inadequately consulted before the National Energy Board gave oil companies the green light to conduct the disruptive activity. Read the rest of this entry
By Mike Roy, Revolution News, Dec 21, 2015
For the second time in as many weeks activists in Canada have occupied and shut down Line 9 Endbridge’s 300,000 barrel per day oil pipe line. This action effectively shuts down the flow of bitumen oil from the Alberta Tar Sands into into the United States. Read the rest of this entry
New documents show government watching protests on Enbridge pipeline reversal
By Adam Carter, CBC News, Sept 18, 2014
The federal government has been monitoring public protests and demonstrations in Hamilton since 2007, including several Enbridge related events, according to new documents released this week.
The Government Operations Centre, which prepares Ottawa’s response to emergencies, collected reports from seven protests in the Hamilton area in recent years that caught the federal government’s attention. Read the rest of this entry
Protesters from Six Nations stopped work at a dig on a portion of the Line 9 pipeline in North Dumfries Thursday morning.
According to a statement from protesters, a group marched onto a work site east of Highway 24 near the Grand River between Cambridge and Brantford around 10 a.m. Thursday. They say Enbridge’s employees are working without consent or consultation on land that is on Haudenosaunee territory. Read the rest of this entry
Enbridge says protesters interfering with ‘important safety maintenance’ of Line 9
CBC News, May 20, 2014
A group of protesters has blockaded the road to an exposed section of Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline early this morning in Burlington, Ont.
The protesters say they plan to continue the blockade for at least 12 hours.
A news release says the 12-hour stay represents 12,000 “anomalies Enbridge has reported to exist on the line.” Read the rest of this entry
Melissa Campeau, Financial Post, May 8, 2014
Western-based oil pipeline projects have for several years generated opposition worthy of Hollywood dramas. This past March, for example, police arrested hundreds of Keystone XL protesters who had tied themselves to a White House fence in opposition to the deeply divisive development. On this side of the border, environmental groups and Aboriginal communities flooded the courts with lawsuits last December-10 when all was said and done-beginning just three hours after the Joint Review Panel gave the go-ahead to the Northern Gateway pipeline in northern B.C. Read the rest of this entry
Thursday’s decision comes after several months of public hearings
The Canadian Press, Mar 06, 2014
The National Energy Board has approved energy giant Enbridge’s plan to reverse the flow and increase the capacity of a pipeline that has been running between southern Ontario and Montreal for years. Read the rest of this entry
Five protesters have locked themselves to construction equipment in north Toronto to halt work on Enbridge Inc.’s Line 9 oil pipeline. Read the rest of this entry