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Vancouver mayor calls court pipeline decision a ‘monumental win’

Mayor Gregor Robertson took to social media Thursday morning to celebrate the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision against Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson.
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Mayor Gregor Robertson took to social media Thursday morning to celebrate the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision against Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline.

 Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian WyldVancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

The court ruled that the National Energy Board did not properly consult with First Nations about the project.

Mayor Gregor Robertson, who has long criticized the project, called the decision a “monumental win for the rights of Indigenous peoples…”

Vision Vancouver Coun. Andrea Reimer has also been an ardent critic of the pipeline.