Federal Court of Appeal Webcast re Trans Mountain Pipline

News release from the Federal Court of Appeal:

Ottawa, December 11, 2019 – The Federal Court of Appeal announced today that the hearing in files A-324-19, A-325-19, A-326-19 and A-327-19 will be webcast:

IN THE MATTER OF COLDWATER INDIAN BAND ET AL. v. ATTORNEY GENERAL OF CANADA ET AL.

Summary: On June 18, 2019, for the second time, the Governor in Council (often described as the federal Cabinet), approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project. On September 4, 2019, the Federal Court of Appeal granted permission to challenge the approval of the project on the narrow issue of the adequacy of the Government of Canada’s further consultation with Indigenous peoples and First Nations between August 30, 2018 (the date of the Court’s earlier decision in Tsleil-Waututh Nation v. Canada (Attorney General), 2018 FCA 153) and June 18, 2019 (the Governor in Council’s approval), and related issues.

Access to webcast: The webcast will be available from December 16 to 18, starting each day at 9:30am PST (12:30pm EST): https://video.isilive.ca/fcacaf/A-324-19/english/

Webcasts – Restrictions: All rights in the broadcast of Federal Court of Appeal proceedings, including copyright, remain with the Court. The webcast may not be downloaded, saved, screen-captured, edited, broadcast or distributed in any way, except with the written authorization of the Court. Written requests for permission to use such material may be made to the Court’s Media Contact pursuant to the Court’s Guidelines on public and media access.

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