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Mi’kmaq, Maliseet prepare to face Energy East project



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First Nations in New Brunswick are gearing up for what could be one of Canada’s largest infrastructure projects.

The Energy East pipeline will bring tar sands bitumen from Alberta to a refinery in Saint John, NB.

Last week, TransCanada filed its paperwork to kick-start the regulatory process.

While the fate of the project now lies with the National Energy Board, Mi’kmaq and Maliseet leaders say their input is necessary.

APTN’s Trina Roache has this story.

 

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One Response to “Mi’kmaq, Maliseet prepare to face Energy East project”

  1. sark.mark@gmail.com'
    Mark Sark November 7, 2014 at 2:38 am #

    Sad day. Are these the same chiefs that supported hydraulic fracturing?