BC Metis Federation was shocked to learn about the contradictory position of the province related to the Enbridge proposed Northern Gateway Pipelines Project. Despite public claims by the province that Enbridge did not meet their five conditions their staff are granting investigative permits.
The public hearings just concluded and the Joint Review Panel has yet to rule but it appears the project is proceeding.
This is going to create new tensions in the Aboriginal community as highlighted in the article recently released in the Vancouver Observer.
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