How the Interprovincial and Trans Mountain Pipelines Were Approved

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This presentation was given at Concordia University in the Department of History on April 1, 2022. This is part of my ongoing research on the environmental and social consequences of the construction and operation of long-distance oil pipelines in Canada from the mid-twentieth century to the 1990s. To learn more about this research project, visit https://niche-canada.org/silentrivers/.

Featured Image: Construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline through Jasper National Park, 1952–3. Source: IP-2e-2-8, Glenbow Archives.
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Sean Kheraj is the director of the Network in Canadian History and Environment. He's an associate professor in the Department of History and vice dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies at York University. His research and teaching focuses on environmental and Canadian history. He is also the host and producer of Nature's Past, NiCHE's audio podcast series and he blogs at http://seankheraj.com.

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