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First Nations prepare for fight against Energy East pipeline

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Shawn McCarthy, The Globe and Mail, May 20, 2014

TransCanada's headquarters in Calgary, Alberta. TransCanada’s headquarters in Calgary, Alberta.

First Nations activists are turning their attention to TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Energy East project, vowing to mount the same kind of public opposition that threatens the Keystone XL pipeline in the United States and Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway in British Columbia.

Some 70 First Nations leaders met in Winnipeg recently to plan a strategy they hope will block TransCanada’s ambitious plan to ship more than 1 million barrels a day of crude from Western Canada to refiners and export terminals in the East, despite widespread political support for the $12-billion project.

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