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TTML votes No on Kinder Morgan Mutual Benefits Agreement
Today, the Ts’elxwéyeqw Tribe came together to vote on the Kinder Morgan Mutual Benefits Agreement and the result is a NO vote.
This decision is following years of research, negotiation, and dialogue with members. We thank everyone that came out to vote and was engaged throughout the process. We will work on behalf of members to honor this decision and to explore all options available to protect our territory. The final tally is below.
Let your voice be heard!
Members can now vote in-person on the Mutual Benefits Agreement. Remember if you cannot make it in-person there is still time to vote by phone or online. Polls close at 8pm tonight! Cast your vote!
Stó:lō Nation Building 10, 7201 Vedder Rd
Squiala Band Office: 45005 Squiala Road
The below video explains how to vote on the Mutual Benefits Agreement with Kinder Morgan online.
Please join us here from 5 pm until 8 pm for a community information meeting to update Ts’elxwéyeqw members on the Mutual Benefits Agreement with Kinder Morgan regarding the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.
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Still have questions about the Mutual Benefits Agreement?
Have them answered at the community information meetings on April 10 and 11.
Can’t attend in person? No problem!
We will be livestreaming the community meetings online. To participate in the livestream, you must be a member of one of the participating communities. Send an email to email@example.com with your full name, birthdate, and community.
Don’t forget, there is an information session with Chief David Jimmie tonight (March 9, 2017) from 4pm to 7pm about the proposed Mutual Benefits Agreement regarding Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP). Dinner will be provided.
Members of the negotiating communities will be voting on whether or not to accept this Agreement on April 22, 2017. It’s important that you come out to get information and ask your questions.
Can’t make the meeting? Click here for the information package.
Do you want to review the full Agreement? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements.
VOTER PACKGE: In order to receive your voter package, your contact information must be up to date. Click here to update it and ensure you receive your package.
Still have questions about the Conditional Mutual Benefits Agreement with Kinder Morgan before the vote on April 22nd?
Over the next few months, Community Liaisons will be visiting homes to deliver information on the project and collect contact information. In February and March, Community discussions will be held where members can stop in and chat with Chief David Jimmie about the project. In April, two Community Meetings will be held so members can hear the latest information about the agreement prior to the vote.
This is an important decision for our community, please come out to as many of these meetings as you can so you are able to make an informed decision.
(Click HERE for a larger version of the below calendar)
Still have questions about the Conditional Mutual Benefits Agreement with Kinder Morgan before the vote on April 22nd? Stop by Bldg. 10 at Stó:lō Nation Thursday, February 16th between 4pm and 7pm for a chat and a coffee with Chief David Jimmie about the project. Don’t be shy, we’d love to see you!
There will be several more events leading up to the Official Vote Day to get more information: please take a look at our calendar of events Here.
In early 2017, members of the negotiating communities will vote on an agreement between Ts’elxwéyeqw Tribe Limited Partnership and Kinder Morgan. This is an important decision for our community — so make sure you come out to as many of these meetings as possible so you can make an informed decision!