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Will the Northern Gateway Pipeline Proposal go Forward?

By Roy L Hales

With a decision imminent, a group of prominent Canadian politicians and businessmen are calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline project. The Premier’s of Alberta and Saskatchewan, as well as three former Conservative cabinet ministers, have joined with the heads of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, Canadian Chamber of Commerce and B.C. Chamber of Commerce to say this is “a project that’s right for our time.” Will the Northern Gateway Pipeline Proposal go Forward?
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There will not be a real Kinder Morgan Pipeline Hearing

By Roy L Hales

According to the City of Burnaby’s lawyer, Greg McDade,  there will not be a real hearing on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline project.  Despite the many public statements by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Premier Christy Clark and Kinder Morgan, people opposing  the project will not get an opportunity to properly present their case or to cross examine Kinder Morgan. They will submit written statements to the National Energy Board, with no assurance the panel will even read them.
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Kitimat Votes NO! to the Northern Gateway Pipeline

By Roy L Hales

As only British Columbian town held a plebiscite, there is a sense in which they spoke for all of us.  I hope the message goes straight to the Premier’s office. Kitimat Votes NO! to the Northern Gateway Pipeline
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Legality of Pipeline Research in BC’s Parks Being Questioned

By Roy L Hales

The legality of the research the Trans Mountain Pipeline Ltd has been doing in BC’s Provincial Parks is being questioned.
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Kitimat Residents saying No! to a Pipeline

By Roy L Hales

A symbolic fight for British Columbia’s future is underway. A little town, with less than 10,000 people, is being given the choice denied to the rest of us. A plebiscite in which there will be some, possibly many, Kitimat Residents saying No! to a pipeline.
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