Tsleil-Waututh Nation to appeal Federal Court of Appeal decision on Trans Mountain pipeline

The Tsleil-Waututh Nation says it is appealing a Federal Court of Appeal decision to allow for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to proceed. Nation spokesperson Reueben George says his nation has already taken the next step to get the Supreme…

Few hurdles remain for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 4, 2020 4:16 pm Updated February 4, 2020 4:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Federal Court of Appeal ruling Tuesday removes the…

Federal Court of Appeal decision to approve TMX pipeline expansion ‘overwhelmingly’ supported by Indigenous groups: Premier Kenney

On Feb. 4, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said while speaking to reporters in Montreal that the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision to approve the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion removes the last obstacle in completing the project. Kenney added that it…

Federal Court of Appeal to release decision in Trans Mountain challenge

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 30, 2020 5:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Federal Court of Appeal is set to release its decision on the latest challenge…

Indigenous opposition to Trans Mountain pipeline shouldn’t outweigh public interest: Provinces

The governments of Alberta and Saskatchewan are urging the Federal Court of Appeal to defer to cabinet’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline because they say Indigenous opposition shouldn’t outweigh other public interests in the project. Alberta and Saskatchewan are…

Lawyer says Indigenous groups didn’t approach Trans Mountain pipeline consultation in good faith

A lawyer for Trans Mountain Corp. is defending the government’s consultation with Indigenous groups over the Crown corporation’s operation and construction of its pipeline project. Maureen Killoran said Wednesday that the $10 billion project has twice been declared in the…

Lawyer argues Ottawa’s consultation with Indigenous groups on Trans Mountain pipeline project was meaningful

Lawyers for the Canadian government say it conducted a new round of consultations with Indigenous groups about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that was reasonable, adequate and fair. Jan Brongers began arguments on behalf of the federal government Tuesday, asking…

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to face First Nations’ legal challenge

Four British Columbia Indigenous groups are set to argue in the Federal Court of Appeal that the Canadian government failed to consult adequately with them before its latest approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. A three-day hearing is scheduled…

Saskatchewan government intervening in Trans Mountain pipeline court hearing

The Saskatchewan government says it will be intervening to support the federal government’s argument that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion was properly approved. The province announced Monday afternoon it has been granted leave to intervene in the hearing before the…

Federal Court of Appeal to rule Wednesday on letting Trans Mountain pipeline appeals proceed

The Federal Court of Appeal says it will reveal Wednesday whether a new set of legal challenges to the Trans Mountain pipeline project can proceed. The federal government has twice approved a plan to twin an existing pipeline from Alberta’s…