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“Notice to proceed” is given on Trans Mountain pipeline

All systems appear to be on go for a long-controversial oil pipeline project that will tens of thousands of barrels of oil a day from Alberta to the Pacific shores of British Columbia. The federally-owned Trans Mountain Corp. said Wednesday »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics, Society

Major setback for pipeline project

Court rules original approval deeply flawed. Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal had dealt a major blow to the Trans Mountain Pipeline project. Long opposed by several Indigenous groups and environmentalists, the company had planned to build a second pipeline to »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, 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, Politics

Morneau says Ottawa willing to back Trans Mountain pipeline project

The federal government is willing to back financially Kinder Morgan or any other company that steps in to build the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project to transport crude from Alberta’s oilsands to the coast of British Columbia, Finance Minister Bill Morneau »

Politics

Trudeau to interrupt foreign trip to mediate pipeline impasse

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will interrupt his trip to Latin America and Europe to return to Ottawa for a meeting with premiers of Alberta and British Columbia try to end a deadlock over a controversial pipeline expansion project that threatens »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Politics

Liberals hold emergency cabinet meeting to save pipeline expansion

The Liberal government held an emergency cabinet meeting Tuesday to come up with a strategy to deal with an escalating battle between British Columbia and Alberta over the future of a controversial pipeline to pump oil from Alberta’s oilsands to »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Politics

Oil pipeline fight- dramatic announcement

Pits company, Alberta, and federal government against B.C, environmentalists, and First Nations The ongoing and bitter fight over a new pipeline from Alberta to the west coast of British Columbia heard a major announcement today. The Texas-based Kinder-Morgan said it »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life

Kinder Morgan cleared to start work on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Kinder Morgan does not have to comply with two sections of bylaws in Burnaby, British Columbia, as the company prepares to begin work on the $7.4-billion expansion of its Trans Mountain pipeline, Canada’s federal regulator, the National Energy Board ruled »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics, Society

Pipeline delays; deliberate? Who’s to blame

The Trans-Mountain pipeline project to nearly triple its capacity of oil from Alberta to the Burnaby is once again becoming heated. Kinder-Morgan, the U.S. company that owns Trans-Mountain wants to double the existing pipeline but has come under repeated opposition »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Politics

Trudeau reiterates support for Kinder Morgan pipeline project

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated his support for the expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline to bring oil from Alberta’s tar sands to shipping terminals in British Columbia, which faces new hurdles as a newly founded coalition of provincial New »