Trans Mountain’s Indigenous Storytelling Series honours and respects the important role Indigenous contractors and employees have played in building the legacy Expansion Project, while showcasing the strong relationships fostered during construction and into operations.

Storytelling is a traditional way to teach about cultural beliefs, values, customs, history, practices, relationships and ways of life.

Throughout the generations, Indigenous cultures have passed on their knowledge using oral traditions like storytelling.

Learn more about our Indigenous Storytelling Series below.

Trans Mountain's Indigenous Monitoring Program

Listen to five Indigenous Monitors from the Fraser Valley, located in British Columbia, as they discuss their experience working on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, from sensitive environmental mitigations to extensive archaeological considerations.

Trans Mountain's Marine Relationship with Sc’ianew First Nation (Beecher Bay)


Trans Mountain’s relationship with the Sc’ianew First Nation, located in Beecher Bay on Vancouver Island, has shared values of protecting the marine environment, building spill response capacity and growing local economies. Learn more about this unique relationship from Sc’ianew First Nation Council members, KOTUG and Western Canada Marine Response Corporation.

Trans Mountain’s Relationship with Simpcw First Nation

Simpcw First Nation members share their stories about working with Trans Mountain, including how the Trans Mountain Expansion Project has changed their community and their hopes for their Nation’s future. Hear what they had to say about our partnership in part three of Trans Mountain's Indigenous Storytelling Series.

Trans Mountain’s Relationship with BC Métis Federation

BC Métis Federation leaders share their positive experiences working with Trans Mountain, describing the significant impact on their economic capacity as a result of the Expansion Project's meaningful Indigenous engagement and support. in part four of Trans Mountain's Indigenous Storytelling Series.

Trans Mountain’s Relationship with Lac Ste. Anne Métis

Tracy Friedel from the Lac Ste. Anne Métis Community Association shares how the group benefited from its positive experience with the Expansion Project.

Trans Mountain’s Relationship with Lower Nicola Indian Band

Leesa Mike, Director of Economic Development, with Lower Nicola Indian Band discusses how the community benefited through its involvement in the Expansion Project from partnerships, to employment and training and future legacy projects.

Trans Mountain’s Relationship with Enoch Cree Nation

Enoch Cree Nation members share their story of how the Expansion Project revitalized Enoch Construction Limited (ECL) by creating long-lasting benefits, including job opportunities, scholarship funding and future opportunities for the Nation.