Indian Band Hosts Oil Pipeline Summit in Kamloops

By Jessica Lepp
October 26, 2015 - 1:40pm

A First Nations Oil Pipeline Development Summit will be held in Kamloops this week. Organized by the Lower Nicola Indian Band, Chief Aaron Sam says the conference is to bring First Nations together from Alberta and B.C. to discuss the proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Sam says the purpose is to have a discussion and find ways to work together, while getting informed about the project. Topics will also include review processes, economic participation, environmental stewardship ad pipeline safety. Government and industry representatives will be in attendance including the President of Kinder Morgan Ian Anderson. The two day event will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Coast Hotel.

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