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A Model of Engagement - The Berger Inquiry, 25 Years Later


In 1974, the federal government appointed Justice Thomas Berger to head up the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry.  Justice Berger was to consider the social, environmental and economic impact of a gas pipeline and energy corridor from the Western Arctic up the Mackenzie Valley to Alberta and beyond.  Awaiting his conclusions, were the proponents of the largest megaproject in Canadian history, the giants of the North American oil industry.

Release Date: 30 Aug 2002
Number of pages: 1
Document number: 19977