Métis landholders say they’ve been shut out of Trudeau’s TMX consultations – The Post Millennial

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201984 Views

Eight Alberta Métis communities, many surrounded by and involved with oil sands production, are sounding the environmental alarm and demanding nation-to-nation treatment before the Trans Mountain expansion project moves ahead.

Herb Lehr, President of the Métis Settlement General Council, says only three council communities have been picked by the feds for formal discussions and he remains in the dark about when these will occur.

“You want to talk about pipelines, I don’t mind talking about pipelines,” said Lehr. “Now if you put another pipeline in … there’s going to be way more production and all of our traditional lands are going to be utilized much more than they currently are.”

Read More: https://www.thepostmillennial.com/metis-landholders-say-theyve-been-shut-out-of-trudeaus-tmx-consultations/

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