“This is not the end of this. This is only the beginning of what is a long war to protect our rights … this battle is between federal forces and local governments beyond Burnaby.”
The words of a misguided environmental activist? No, a statement by the newly re-elected Mayor of Burnaby Derek Corrigan. Burnaby City Council has refused to issue a permit for the pipeline and is fighting in the courts, many thousands of British Columbians would like to see Kinder Morgan turned away and there are a handful of people taking a stand.
John Vaillant writes in the November 22nd Tyee, “On Burnaby Mountain Confronting The Gorilla” why he is on the Mountain.