Line 5 shutdown supported by Ontario First Nations – National Observer

Line 5 shutdown supported by Ontario First Nations – National Observer

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 202121 Views

May 7th 2021

WASHINGTON — The federal Liberal government is putting Canada’s oil and gas industry ahead of the Great Lakes by opposing Michigan’s efforts to shut down the Line 5 pipeline, says a prominent group of Ontario First Nations.

The Anishinabek Nation said Thursday it is disappointed that Ottawa is pushing back against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s order that Enbridge Inc. stop operating the cross-border pipeline next week.

The federal government is considering taking action under the 1977 Transit Pipelines Treaty with the United States that allows for the uninterrupted flow of energy between the two countries.

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