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B.C. First Nation can’t reopen evidentiary record in pipeline case: Federal Court of Appeal

Tuesday, June 05, 2018 @ 10:41 AM | By Ian Burns

A British Columbia First Nation has failed to reopen the evidentiary record in its challenge to the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

The Tsleil-Waututh Nation, a Coast Salish people centred around the Burrard Inlet area, are currently in the process of challenging the environmental assessment surrounding the project, which will bring diluted bitumen (dilbit) from the Alberta oil sands to Burnaby, B.C. Scott Smith of Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP, who represents Tsleil-Waututh, said the First Nation is arguing in consolidated actions before the Federal Court...