The incidents occurred in a region that “is crisscrossed by oil and gas pipelines” and where fossil fuel production is “booming.”
An expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline that would transport tar sands oil from Alberta is one of the largest proposed fossil fuel infrastructure projects in Canada.
For thousands of years, Whey-Ah-Whichen has been a site of importance to the Tsleil-Waututh people. This hospitable flat peninsula in the Pacific Northwest was home to one of their major villages, standing in the shadow of surrounding hills and mountains covered in towering Douglas-fir and other ancient trees. Today, Whey-Ah-Whichen is the site of