Although enbridge claims major benefits associated

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Unformatted text preview: ion ever since it was announced in 2006. The proposed 1,177 km pipeline would run from Brunderheim, Alberta to Kitimat, British Columbia transporting natural gas condensate eastbound and bitumen from the Athabasca oil sands westbound. Although Enbridge claims major benefits associated with the pipeline, there has been a lot of controversy surrounding this project based on social, environmental, and economical reasons. This report will address these issues from the view of the Aboriginal people of British Columbia to represent their views on the Northern Gateway Pipeline for the Government of Canada prior to the project’s decision in 2013. Stakeholders There are many groups of individuals who this project will greatly affect if it were to be built. The main stakeholders in this project are the Aboriginal people of B.C, people looking for jobs, investors of Enbridge and the Northern Gateway Pipeline, and environmentalists. As the pipeline will require a large source of labor and be rewarded with a steady stream of revenues, the main supporters of the project are the stakeholders who are looking for work and those that have invested in the company and/or the project. But those who value the land more then money have been strongly opposed to the project. Native groups and environmentalists do not wish to see this project completed as it could severely damage the land that the pipeline runs along. This report as been completed on behalf...
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2014 for the course COMM 390 taught by Professor Briansutherland during the Fall '12 term at University of British Columbia.

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