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Controversial hearings held in Kelowna

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Presenter Neil Cadger giving views to the joint review panel at the N.E.B.'s Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline hearings (Courtesy CBC)

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Protestors outside of a Kelowna Hotel during Joint Review Panel hearings into the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline Project (Courtesy CBC)
The Enbridge Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel hearings in Kelowna only lasted a day, but there was no shortage of controversy associated with them.

The panel and presenters were in one hotel while the public was required to watch via video link in another hotel two kilometers away.

That decision to exclude the public prompted a letter from the B.C. Civil Liberties Association saying the action to keep the public away might just be illegal.

Josh Paterson, the Executive Director of the association spoke with Chris Walker about that issue and C.B.C. Reporter Brady Strachan joined Chris to talk about the actions of protestors.

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