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How Canada can, and must, empower Indigenous communities

The federal government recently spent $4.5 billion dollars to purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline, a move that highlights the significant political risk underlying the project’s expansion.

  • Walid Hejazi
  • The Conversation

The government purchase was required as a last resort because there’s no private sector appetite to bear the risks.

Ftox 1aIt’s culminated in a Federal Court of Appeal ruling, halting, at least temporarily, the expansion…

That court ruling made reference to inadequate consultations with Indigenous peoples as a major factor in its decision.

This isn’t surprising.

Many of Canada’s…

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