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What will voters decide in Kitimat's pipeline plebiscite?

The National Energy Board's long-awaited panel report recently gave a conditional green light to the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline. Now the residents of Kitimat,where the pipeline would end, will go to the polls themselves to weigh in.

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