2 B.C. First Nations drop out of Trans Mountain court challenge, sign deals with corporation

Two B.C. First Nations that had been part of a court challenge against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion have now left the group and sided with the Crown corporation. The Upper Nicola Band, based in Merritt, and the Stk’emlupsemc te…

First Nation and environmental groups seek leave to appeal Trans Mountain pipeline ruling

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 5, 2019 6:19 pm Updated November 5, 2019 6:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A British Columbia First Nation and three environmental groups…

Lawsuit filed against the federal government’s re-approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

It was only a matter of time. Lawyers from Ecojustice have launched a legal challenge against the federal government’s re-approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Ecojustice filed the suit Monday morning on behalf of environmental groups Raincoast Conservation Foundation…

Appeal Court to decide on B.C. pipeline law that would impact Trans Mountain

VANCOUVER – A British Columbia Court of Appeal hearing on proposed provincial legislation that would impact the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has concluded and a panel of five judges has reserved its decision. B.C. filed the reference case to ask…

Pipeline proponent argues B.C. legislation only applies to Trans Mountain project

Environmental legislation proposed by British Columbia is targeting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and would significantly impact it, says the proponent of the project. Maureen Killoran, a lawyer for Trans Mountain ULC, is asking the B.C. Court of Appeal to…