Pipe­line pur­chase seen as ‘be­trayal’ by many op­po­nents

StarMetro Vancouver - - CANADA & WORLD - Jim Bronskill

OT­TAWA—CANADA’S spy agency says many mem­bers of the en­vi­ron­men­tal and Indige­nous com­mu­ni­ties see the fed­eral pur­chase of the Trans Moun­tain pipe­line as a be­trayal, and sug­gests that could in­ten­sify op­po­si­tion to ex­pand­ing the project.

A Cana­dian Se­cu­rity In­tel­li­gence Ser­vice (CSIS) as­sess­ment high­lights a re­newed sense of in­dig­na­tion among pro­test­ers and clearly in­di­cates the spy ser­vice’s on­go­ing A CSIS as­sess­ment shows a re­newed sense of in­dig­na­tion among pro­test­ers.

in­ter­est in anti-petroleum ac­tivism.

The Cana­dian Press used the Ac­cess to In­for­ma­tion Act to ob­tain a heav­ily cen­sored copy of the June CSIS brief, orig­i­nally clas­si­fied top se­cret. Civil lib­er­ties and en­vi­ron­men­tal ac­tivists ques­tioned

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