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Steven Guilbeault, Trans Mountain opponent, nominated as Montreal Liberal candidate – Globalnews.ca

Within a few minutes of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s speech Wednesday night introducing his newest candidate for the fall election, a protester lifted up a sign and began screaming anti-pipeline slogans.

The crowd of roughly 150 people went silent. The female protester demanded Trudeau respect Indigenous sovereignty and stop the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline, which the federal government bought for $4.5 billion.

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“There are Indigenous communities who want to see this move forward,” Trudeau replied. “Why are you de-legitimizing the Indigenous communities who support the energy industry?”

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/5482859/steven-guilbeault-liberals-montreal/

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