Thousands of concerned citizens tell me they oppose Kinder Morgan’s plan to build a new export-only, bitumen-based, crude oil pipeline through British Columbia. Despite promising to overhaul the National Energy Board review process, the Liberal government is still using Harper’s rules and appointees. Now it’s up to Prime Minister Trudeau to reject Kinder Morgan when it comes up for approval.
Leading the charge against Kinder Morgan in Ottawa since he was first elected in 2011.
Member of Parliament from British Columbia since 2011.
PhD from London School of Economics and Political Science.
Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University (currently on-leave).
Helped local residents make their voices heard in the review process.
Opposed Harper’s gutting of Canada’s environmental laws in 2013.
Tabled hundreds of petitions and made dozens of speeches in Parliament against Kinder Morgan.
Facts about the Kinder Morgan Pipeline
Kinder Morgan is planning to build a new bitumen-based oil pipeline from Edmonton to Burnaby – moving almost 1 million barrels per day through our community.
These raw exports do nothing to support BC’s energy needs and will increase the number of oil tankers coming into the Burrard Inlet from eight to 34 per month.
40,000 barrels have leaked from the current Kinder Morgan pipeline, including two major spills in Burnaby.
The new pipeline will pass through densely-populated residential neighbours and the traditional territories of over a dozen First Nations.
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak about Kinder Morgan's plan to build a new export only bitumen-based crude oil pipeline through my riding of Burnaby South. The results from the last election show people did not vote for business as usual.
The Prime Minister promised a “fair, new process” for...