Former CSIS chief David Harris is saying the recent bombing of a sour gas EnCana pipeline east of Dawson Creek fits the description of terrorism.

In a CBC article, Harris says he disagrees with recent police assertions that the bombing was just a serious crime. RCMP Sgt. Tim Shields has gone on record as saying police aren’t classifying the bombing as terrorism.

Ecojustice lawyer Margot Venton says those who live around sour gas projects are often very concerned about the dangers of sour gas, as well as the regulatory processes involved.

The explosion recalls the infamous case of Wiebo Ludwig, who was jailed in the 1990s for his involvement in bombings of a well near his home.

The RCMP is continuing to investigate the explosion, which occurred either Friday night or Saturday morning of this past weekend.

For more on the story read this previous report