NDP candidate calls for release of safety report on B.C.’s Trans Mountain tank farm

The NDP candidate in Burnaby is accusing Canada’s energy regulator of burying a safety study that raises concerns for fire safety on Burnaby Mountain, where the Trans Mountain pipeline terminates. The mountain is home to 12 oil tanks that are…

Court rules 6 Trans Mountain pipeline legal challenges allowed to proceed

September 4 2019 8:15pm The Federal Court of Appeals has allowed six First Nations to proceed with legal challenges of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Blake Lough reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Federal court allows half of Trans Mountain pipeline legal challenges to proceed

The Federal Court of Appeal says six legal challenges to the Trans Mountain pipeline project focusing on Indigenous consultation can proceed. The federal government has twice approved a plan to triple the capacity of an existing pipeline from Alberta’s oilpatch…

‘Noise’ makes Trans Mountain pipeline bid unlikely: Pembina CEO

The CEO of Pembina Pipeline Corp. says the Trans Mountain pipeline system would fit neatly into his company’s business model but he wouldn’t want the “noise” associated with its controversial expansion project. On a conference call to discuss his company’s…

As First Nations seek Trans Mountain stake, Ottawa calls on experts

A former Enbridge executive has been appointed to head a committee that will advise the federal government as it consults with Indigenous communities that want a financial stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Finance Minister Bill Morneau says Linda…

Watch: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets workers at Trans Mountain pipeline terminal

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met energy workers at Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline terminal in Edmonton Friday to discuss the approval of the pipeline’s expansion. He spoke of balancing environmental protection with the industry’s need to find markets beyond the…

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…

Court to rule Friday if B.C. can limit bitumen in key case for Trans Mountain pipeline

A British Columbia court is set to rule Friday whether the province can restrict shipments of diluted bitumen through its borders, in what will be a crucial decision for the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The province filed…