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…

B.C. government open to continuing Trans Mountain fight in court, premier says

B.C. Premier John Horgan says he is disappointed with the decision by the federal government to re-approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and vows to continue fighting the project in court. Horgan says the province will continue all the way…

As Trans Mountain decision looms, poll suggests majority of B.C. still supports pipeline

With the federal government set to decide whether to give the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion the green light again, B.C. is preparing for another round of fighting over the controversial project. But a new poll released Monday suggests a majority…

Canada set to approve Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit

Canada looks set to approve a hotly-debated plan to expand the Trans Mountain pipeline this week, people familiar with the process told Reuters, but the move is unlikely to help Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of an…

Provincial energy ministers condemn feds after majority of Bill C-69 amendments rejected

After the federal government announced it would be accepting half of the Senate’s recommended amendments to Bill C-69, energy ministers from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario stood firm with respect to their position on the legislation, saying the bill shouldn’t be…

Tory premiers ‘playing games’ with national unity in letter opposing C-69: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says conservative premiers are “playing games” with national unity by threatening the country’s future if they don’t get their way on two environmental bills. The six premiers said in a letter to Trudeau Monday that he…