Monday, September 16, 2013

Oil companies try to buy off aboriginal people

Questions over oil donations | Vancouver 24 hrs: "But Squamish Nation activist Khelsilem Rivers criticized donations from Kinder Morgan to the commission and TransCanada to Reconciliation Canada. He wants the money returned.

“There's a real contradiction,” Rivers said. “What kind of reconciliation is being promoted, if these types of companies – that are currently attempting to destroy what (aboriginal) people are fighting to protect – are partnering with them? It makes it very difficult for community members to participate in a meaningful way.”"

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