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Getting Sued for Speaking Out

Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC, a subsidiary of the giant transnational oil company Kinder Morgan, applied for and was granted an injunction in October 2014 to stop rallies and demonstrations on Burnaby Mountain Conservation Land. Trans Mountain alleged damages associated with the rallies of $5.6 million and five people were named in the lawsuit along with Jane and John Doe and the Burnaby Residents Opposing Kinder Morgan (BROKE) - a community non-profit group.