Kitimat Votes on Enbridge Pipeline Saturday

Mychaylo Prystupa

Vancouver Observer

A Northern Gateway Open House event enabled many people to ask tough questions about the oil sands pipeline.

With occasional blunt questions that stirred visible signs of discomfort, top Enbridge officials, including executive vice-president Janet Holder, responded to concerns about the Northern Gateway project at the company’s open house in Kitimat on Tuesday night.

“The Haisla have spoken against the pipelines and tankers.  Why are you ignoring the Haisla people and their wishes?” asked Kathy Ouwehand, a non-Aboriginal Kitimat woman.

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