How First Nations Are Gearing Up for Legal Battle Against Gateway
Native groups likely to cite evidence they weren’t consulted as required by Supreme Court decisions
By Geoff Dembicki, January 30, 2012, TheTyee.ca
On Sept. 28, 2011, Enbridge appears to have made an extraordinary offer of peace to several of its most dedicated opponents.
The scene was a Coastal First Nations board meeting on Granville Street in downtown Vancouver. That alliance of native communities nestled in coves and inlets along B.C.’s jagged north coast had agreed to host Enbridge CEO Pat Daniel and three other senior company officials.
Relations between the Calgary-based pipeline giant and Coastal First Nations leaders were not exactly warm. Read the rest of this entry