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Video: Activists Build Tiny Houses To Defend Against Oil Pipeline

Secwepemc tiny houses video clipLiving Big In A Tiny House, Published on Sep 11, 2017

Ten tiny houses are about to go head-to-head with a giant proposed oil pipeline. In what some area already dubbing the next ‘Standing Rock’, Kanahus Manuel, an activist of the Secwepemc Nation is spearheading a team of builders and volunteers from all over North America to construct tiny homes with the aim of halting the expansion of the Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline which would run through 518 kilometres of Secwepemc Territory. Read the rest of this entry


Indigenous protesters build tiny homes in Trans Mountain pipeline’s path

Secwepemc tiny house warriors 1Canadian Press, September 7, 2017

CHASE, B.C. – Members of the Secwepemc Nation in British Columbia say they are building the first of 10 tiny homes that will be placed directly in the path of Kinder Morgan’s $7.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Kanahus Manuel of the Secwepemc Women’s Warrior Society says the house is a symbol of sustainability in the face of an environmentally damaging project and is based on homes built at the Standing Rock protest in the United States. Read the rest of this entry

First Nations will protest, but Trans Mountain pipeline a done deal, Liberals say

Secwepemc no kinder morgan‘Nothing that’s happened has changed our mind that this is a good decision,’ resources minister says

By John Paul Tasker, CBC News, September 7, 2017

While some Indigenous activists gear up to fight expansion of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline on the streets and in court, federal Liberal cabinet ministers say there’s no going back on their decision to approve the $7.4-billion project. Read the rest of this entry

National Energy Board warns of unmet Trans Mountain requirements

Kinder Morgan Canada says Trans Mountain on track for September construction start

Kinder Morgan plans work all along Trans Mountain line, starting in September 2017


Construction work on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline in B.C. near Jasper, Alta., in 2008.

by Gordon Hoekstra, Vancouver Sun, June 8, 2017

Kinder Morgan’s schedule for the $7.4-billion Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion shows construction work is to start as early as Sept. 1.

The detailed schedule was filed recently with the National Energy Board, one of 157 conditions that must be met in order for the Houston, Texas-based company to begin construction. Read the rest of this entry

Kinder Morgan admits its pipeline may be doomed

Fundraising Appeal for the Secwepemc’ulecw Assembly

Secwepemc no kinder morganAll settler comrades, friends and allies,
Elders and women from the Secwepemc nation are hosting a nation-wide
Secwepemc’ulecw Assembly on the land in June. The goals of the Assembly
are to discuss and take action under Secwepemc law against colonial
corporate development impacting Secwepemc’ulecw without Collective
Consent. Read the rest of this entry

Regina Evraz plant to supply pipe for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipelineCTV News Regina, May 2, 2017

Kinder Morgan has announced a deal that would see Regina’s Evraz steel mill supply more than 75 per cent of the pipe needed to expand the Trans Mountain pipeline between Alberta and B.C.

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Squamish Nation files new lawsuit against Kinder Morgan pipeline

Kinder Morgan Burnaby Mountain drummers

Protests against Kinder Morgan exploratory drilling on Burnaby Mountain, 2014.

Province’s environmental approval challenged

by Brent Richter / North Shore News, May 1, 2017

The Squamish Nation has launched another lawsuit in an effort to stop Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline, this time targeting the provincial government.

The petition filed in B.C. Supreme Court on April 20 asks for a judicial review of the province’s decision to grant the pipeline an environmental certificate, alleging the province failed in its constitutional duty to consult with the First Nation.

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