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on June 27, 2014 in World News

B.C. companies nervous over Supreme Court decision in favour of First Nations

B.C. companies nervous over Supreme Court decision in favour of First Nations Tahltan Nation announces intention to launch legal fight to block coal mine B.C. businesses worry a landmark high-court decision released Thursday that broadens First Nations’ land rights could create barriers to development and stall key industrial projects worth billions of dollars. Proposed projects that could be affected include Enbridge’s $7.9-billion Northern Gateway oil pipeline, Kinder Morgan’s $5.4-billion Trans Mountain oil pipeline, and tens of billions more in liquefied natural gas plants and gas pipelines. Mining and forestry projects could also be at risk. Hours after the decision was… View Article

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