Citizen Action Monitor

Liberals fail to demonstrate commitment to First Nations and climate change concerns

Trudeau says one thing and then does another and Canadians are not being fooled No 1793 Posted by fw, October 5, 2016 “The Canadian Liberal government led by Prime Minister Justin … Continue reading

October 5, 2016

Trudeau’s broken promise to re-do the Kinder-Morgan pipeline review process squanders public trust

“In what seems like a bad dream, communities are once again being silenced,” says Will Horter. No 1743 Posted by fw, August 6, 2016 “First Nations leaders left in the dark. The … Continue reading

August 6, 2016

Trudeau breaks promise for complete overhaul of the National Energy Board review process

“Instead of keeping his promise to the people, he’s taking a stand that seems much more appealing to big polluters.” No 1573 Posted by fw, January 22, 2016 “It’s clear … Continue reading

January 22, 2016

A “sham”, says Burnaby BC’s legal counsel about National Energy Board’s review of Kinder Morgan project

“This board is not capable of representing the public interest,” scolded Gregory McDade. No 1572 Posted by fw, January 21, 2016 “McDade, who practically berated the NEB panelists for 40 … Continue reading

January 21, 2016

100,000 plus Canadians demand climate impacts be included in review of Energy East pipeline project

National Energy Board risks losing “all credibility and legitimacy” if impacts and community voices are ignored No 1253 Posted by fw, February 7, 2015 Canada ‘Can’t Hide’ From Climate Impacts … Continue reading

February 7, 2015

Expert BC intervener files a motion demanding cessation of all Kinder Morgan work on Trans Mountain pipeline

Kinder Morgan’s failure to register a restructuring deal violates Canadian law, says intervener and former CEO of the BC Insurance Corporation No 1200 Posted by fw, November 25, 2014 “The … Continue reading

November 25, 2014

350.org commits to deliver tens of thousands of messages calling for a climate review of Energy East

Also plans to build cross-Canada Action Network to organize community actions to stop the project “We’ll put up the fiercest 15 month fight Stephen Harper has ever seen.” No 1184 … Continue reading

November 6, 2014

A “farce”, a “sham”, “a public deception”, declares former BC Hydro CEO about National Energy Board hearing

In a harshly critical letter, Marc Eliesen resigns as intervenor from NEB’s biased Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain review No 1182 Posted by fw, November 4, 2014 “The National Energy Board … Continue reading

November 4, 2014

BC university prof joins campout on Burnaby Mountain in protest of NEB decision favouring Kinder Morgan

Simon Fraser University biochemistry professor, Lynne Quarmby, prepared to be arrested No 1174 Posted by fw, October 27, 2014 “In the past 24 hours tensions have been rising as we … Continue reading

October 27, 2014

Burnaby BC loses latest round of seesaw battle with Kinder Morgan over pipeline test drilling

Mayor vows to carry the fight to federal court No 1172 Posted by fw, October 25, 2014 “The battle heated up in early September when the City of Burnaby began … Continue reading

October 25, 2014

National Energy Board decision raises game-changing possibility of city bylaws trumping Big Energy interests

NEB rejects Kinder Morgan’s motion to forbid Burnaby BC from blocking pipeline work, kicks ball back to KM and the courts No 1157 Posted by fw, October 2, 2014 In … Continue reading

October 2, 2014

BC municipal leaders, acting in concert, press provincial and federal governments to put environment ahead of economy

Vancouver, Victoria, Burnaby resolutions target Kinder Morgan and National Energy Board over pipelines No 1154 Posted by fw, September 29, 2014 It is so refreshing to see this burst of … Continue reading

September 29, 2014

Huge win for Burnaby BC in legal battle to stop Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

National Energy Board strikes down KM’s bid to forbid city from blocking test drilling Company still has legal right to “enter into and on the subject lands and complete the … Continue reading

September 27, 2014

Citizens’ lawsuit filed against National Energy Board over rules limiting public input at Kinder Morgan hearings

First Nations lawsuit filed last week charged NEB fail to consult them MUST SEE VIDEO CLIP — At the bottom of this post watch Rachel Maddow lampoon Kinder Morgan for their … Continue reading

May 9, 2014

National Energy Board wilfully evasive in answers to inquiries about “spying” on environmental groups

Why should RCMP be gathering intelligence on individuals simply because they oppose pipelines? No 934 Posted by fw, December 17, 2013 “The letter [from Ecojustice] was addressed to NEB’s legal … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Getting arrested may be easiest way for citizens to have say in Line 9 convoluted official process

Complaints about process raised by ordinary citizens, City of Hamilton, emergency responders, First Nations Chiefs of Ontario, Council of Canadians, and Hamilton 350 Committee No 825 Posted by fw, August … Continue reading

August 11, 2013 · Leave a comment