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Tsleil-Waututh leaders say they will do what it takes to stop Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion - APTN National NewsAPTN National News

29.11.16

Tsleil-Waututh leaders say they will do what it takes to stop Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion - APTN National NewsAPTN National News: “We oppose this pipeline,” said Tsleil-Waututh Sacred Trust Initiative Manager Rueben George. “We’ll do what it takes, period, to stop it.”

George said Tsleil-Waututh is confident the constitution will protect their rights and title in court, but didn’t rule out direct action like what is unfolding in North Dakota where thousands of people have been protesting a the Dakota Access pipeline expansion.

George did say they would like to avoid it.

“Standing Rock – I believe Canadians and the government wouldn’t want that. People are being shot. A lady’s arm was blown off,” said George.

“That’s something that we would want to avoid. People are getting really, really hurt down there every single day.”


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