RCMP, Wet’suwet’en reach tentative deal to let gas company workers through – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201981 Views

Trudeau faces questions about pipelines, Indigenous rights at town hall in B.C.

Jan 09, 2019

A tentative agreement has been reached to allow natural gas pipeline company workers to access an area in northern B..C. that had been the focal point of First Nations opposition to a pipeline project in their traditional territory.

The pipeline project is run by TransCanada Corp., now officially known as TC Energy, and is meant to transport natural gas from northeastern B.C. to the coast, where a liquefied natural gas project is scheduled for construction.

The Unist’ot’en camp is the site of a fortified checkpoint preventing people working on the Coastal GasLink project from accessing the Wet’suwet’en territory, which sits about 300 kilometres west of Prince George, B.C.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/unistoten-coastal-gaslink-rcmp-injunction-1.4971860

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