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Stop killing pipelines and prosperity, say Indigenous leaders – APTN News

March 21, 2019

Indigenous leaders who represent more than 130 communities involved in the oil and gas sector were on Parliament Hill Thursday to speak out about two proposed bills they say will leave their “communities in poverty.”

Members of Aboriginal Equity Partners and the Indian Resource Council were in Ottawa to express their dissatisfaction with the proposed Oil Tanker Moratorium (Bill C-48) and the proposed Impact Assessment Act (Bill C-69).

They say the legislation will prevent communities, who are conducting or trying to conduct “responsible oil production” on their territories, from receiving “the full value of our resources.”

Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/03/21/stop-killing-pipelines-and-prosperity-say-indigenous-leaders/

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