Highlights/expansion

Economy, Politics

Ottawa delays Trans Mountain pipeline decision until June 18

The federal government says it’s delaying until June 18 its decision on a pipeline to pump crude from northern Alberta oil sands to an oil terminal on British Columbia’s Pacific Coast to allow for more time for consultations with Indigenous» 

Economy, Environment, Politics

Liberal government to buy Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5B

The federal government is spending $4.5 billion to buy the existing Trans Mountain pipeline and infrastructure related to the controversial expansion project to transport crude from Alberta’s oilsands to the coast of British Columbia, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said Tuesday. Ottawa» 

Economy, Society

Airport expands to handle lobster export boom

Halifax Stanfield International Airport in eastern Canada has expanded to accommodate an increase in the export of lobster, reports Canadian Press. It’s expected $15 million worth of lobster will be shipped by the end of December to as far away»