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Trudeau pressed about Energy East maps

The Council of Canadians Fredericton and Saint John chapters asked once again for clear and understandable maps of the Energy East pipeline while PM Trudeau was in town on Tuesday.

 

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Conflict of interest in the new NEB panel?

All new NEB Panel members for Energy East should be far above any appearance of bias and must be seen to be impartial, but this is not the case.

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WIN! Gatineau city council rejects the Energy East pipeline

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and Gatineau Mayor Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin. Photo credit: Ottawa Citizen.

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Energy East hearings cancelled in Montreal

The Energy East review panel: Roland George, Lyne Mercier, Jacques Gauthier.

The National Energy Board has halted hearings into the controversial Energy East pipeline. The hearings were suspended while the NEB considers what to do about the scandal of its two review panel commissioners who privately met with former Quebec premier Jean Charest, a paid consultant with TransCanada, the company behind the Energy East pipeline proposal.

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Montreal Chapter joins Energy East protest, succeeds in cancelling day's hearings

The Montreal chapter of the council of Canadians joined over 200 people gathered in downtown Montreal this morning in front of the National Energy Board proceedings on the proposed Energy East pipeline project. 

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5 things I learned at the NEB hearings in New Brunswick

We hope these five lessons will help make your intervention at the Energy East NEB hearings effective and empowering!

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1000 fishermen are thrown overboard by the NEB on Day #1 Energy East hearing

In a stunning public relations blunder by the NEB, instead of welcoming and accepting comments and concerns from a 1000 fishermen from Nova Scotia, the three NEB Board members took only two minutes before deciding to strike down their remarks from the hearing record.

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The Department of National Defence has serious concerns about the Energy East pipeline

The Department of National Defense has serious concerns about the Energy East pipeline according to an article by CBC/Radio-Canada. 

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Deciphering the NEB review process

Council of Canadians Energy East town hall in Hampton, NB (Credit: Angela Giles)

The National Energy Board process for reviewing the Energy East Pipeline is different than those used to review other pipelines, and we should view it as an opportunity to build opposition to a risky project that is better left in the past. Read on for details about how this process works and how we can use it to our advantage.

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Council of Canadians to intervene in NEB review

The Council of Canadians has been accepted as an intervenor in the upcoming National Energy Board review of the proposed Energy East pipeline.

Our application proposed to tackle three areas – the impacts of diluted bitumen spills in waterways, pipeline safety concerns and climate pollution impacts. We also proposed hiring water expert Dr. David Schindler and Evan Vokes, who was previously a pipeline engineer with TransCanada (the company behind the pipeline proposal), to review the application and help us present information to the Board.

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