Pipeline protesters picket Peschisolido’s pad

Posted June 6, 2018 by webadmin

Richmond News

A small group of protesters delivered a message to Steveston-Richmond East MP Joe Peschisolido: Don’t build the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, let alone buy it. …

Mayor Malcolm Brodie said he has stayed at arms-length of city staff working with Vancouver Airport Facilities Corporation (VAFFC), a consortium of airlines building the pipeline, to get the permits approved. Brodie said the permits would not be met with legal challenges from the city considering Burnaby lost its case against the federally-approved Trans Mountain twinning.

Brodie said he has “grave reservations” about the twinned pipeline given the material, diluted bitumen, is being transported. He said he also doesn’t understand why product isn’t refined in Canada. …

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