Enbridge Northern Gateway

'No Means No' rally in Vancouver tonight against the Northern Gateway pipeline. Photo by Leila Darwish.
"No Means No" rally in Vancouver on June 17, 2014 against the Northern Gateway pipeline. Photo by Leila Darwish.

On June 30, 2016, the Federal Court of Appeal overturned the government's approval of the controversial Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline that would have linked Alberta's tar sands to British Columbia's north coast. In a written decision, the court said Canada fell short on its duty to consult with aboriginal people before giving the green light to Enbridge's $7.9-billion Northern Gateway project.  

Thank you to all Council of Canadians chapters and supporters who were a part of the efforts to stop this pipeline project, which would have violated Indigenous rights, threatened waterways and the fragile northern B.C. coast, and increased climate pollution.

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