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Report: Decision States and Peoples

report: As a result, the Governor in Council could not rely on the Board's report and recommendations when assessing the Project's environmental effects and the overall public interest, according to Rabble. Not to diminish the efforts of Indigenous peoples, environmental groups, politicians with integrity, and citizens from all walks of life who stood strong for protection of land, air, water and climate -- but it's interesting that the whales we're trying to save may have saved us from this anachronistic project. The unjustified exclusion of marine shipping from the scope of the Project led to successive, unacceptable deficiencies in the Board's report and recommendations, the decision states. Another key element was Canada's failure to properly consult with Indigenous peoples. The decision doesn't spell the end of the 1,150-kilometre project. The court found that, although Canada acted in good faith and selected an appropriate consultation framework, it failed in Phase III to engage, dialogue meaningfully and grapple with the real concerns of the Indigenous applicants so as to explore possible accommodation of those concerns. ( As reported in the news.