Indigenous drummers lead Trans Mountain pipeline protest march through Victoria

Hundreds of demonstrators, led by Indigenous drummers, made their way through downtown Victoria Saturday to protest the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The large protest group, organized by Rise and Resist, left City Hall early in the morning and crowded the…

Kenney says bills C-48, C-69 ‘prejudicial attack on Alberta’; bring referendum on equalization closer

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Friday he was “profoundly disappointed” that the Senate passed bills C-48 and C-69 Thursday. He called Bill C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, “a prejudicial attack on Alberta, banning from Canada’s northwest coast only one product…

Majority in every province but 1 back Liberals’ Trans Mountain decision, and it’s not B.C.: Poll

A new poll has found that nearly six in 10 Canadians back the federal government’s decision to approve the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX). Ottawa re-approved the pipeline on Tuesday, following a court-mandated deeper round of consultations with Indigenous groups…

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary in wake of Trans Mountain approval

Two federal cabinet ministers are making appearances in Alberta Wednesday following the Trudeau government’s controversial second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi is set to visit Trans Mountain Corp.’s terminal in Edmonton, while Finance…

Alberta premier to weigh in on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion approval

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is scheduled to weigh in Tuesday afternoon on the federal government’s decision to once again approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Story continues below The federal government announced its decision to reapprove the contentious project…

‘Many families didn’t survive this’: TMX approval comes too late for some

For Estrella Herrera, news that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX) has been given federal approval, is providing a glimmer of hope that life for her family may finally be turning around. The Calgary mother’s face lights up as she…

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion decision deadline is here

The federal government is widely expected to green light the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project a second time Tuesday but, even with a Yes vote, construction is likely weeks, if not months away. The federal cabinet will be reconsidering the…