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Is Trans Mountain a pipeline to prosperity for Indigenous communities? – Kelowna Capital News

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201941 Views

B.C., Alberta revenue sharing embraced by small, rural, poor first nations

Jun. 11, 2019

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet prepares to green-light the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion for a second time on June 18, a new study examines why Indigenous support for pipelines is strongest among poor and remote communities.

Kinder Morgan Canada disclosed that revenue sharing agreements commit the company to pay $400 million to Indigenous communities along the pipeline route from Alberta to the B.C. coast. The federal government took over 43 “mutual benefit agreements” with Indigenous communities, 10 in Alberta and the rest in B.C., when it paid $4.5 billion for the pipeline in May 2018.

Read More: https://www.kelownacapnews.com/business/is-trans-mountain-a-pipeline-to-prosperity-for-indigenous-communities/

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