B.C. First Nation Looks to UN for Northern Gateway Complaint

- September 30th, 2013

The Vancouver Sun reported that a group of First Nations in British Columbia is asking to the United Nations to investigate the actions of the provincial government on the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline.

The Vancouver Sun reported that a group of First Nations in British Columbia is asking to the United Nations to investigate the actions of the provincial government on the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline.

According to the report, a spokesperson from the UN will be arriving in Canada next week.

The pipeline that would link Alberta’s oil sands with the B.C. coast, and tankers bound for markets in Asia, faces staunch opposition from many aboriginal and conservation groups.

A federal review panel will deliver its recommendations on the project to the federal minister by the end of the year, and both federal and company officials have been meeting with aboriginal and community organizations in B.C. as the deadline draws near.

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