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…

Albertans react to UCP’s Kenney winning election

Jason Kenney, Alberta’s next premier, was elected after campaigning on promises to reverse the downturn in the province’s oil and gas industry. As Heather Yourex-West reports, the struggling economy has put pressure on almost every sector, and created deep political…

B.C. argues it cannot stop Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but it can protect environment

VANCOUVER – A lawyer for the British Columbia government says the province knows it cannot stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but it can enact environmental laws to mitigate the harm it may cause. B.C.’s Court of Appeal is considering…

B.C. Court of Appeal to hear province’s challenge of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Monday

British Columbia’s Court of Appeal will consider a key question regarding provincial powers in the political battle over the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project during a five-day hearing that starts Monday. The B.C. government’s reference case asks…

Natural Resources Minister Sohi says Indigenous consultations on TMX proceeding on schedule

Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi says consultations with Indigenous groups about the stalled Trans Mountain pipeline expansion are progressing well and he still expects to wrap up the court-ordered process by May. On a conference call from Houston, where he’s…

Resale value of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will drop by $700M from year of delay: PBO

The resale value of the Trans Mountain pipeline project will drop by close to $700 million if it is completed just one year behind schedule. According to a new report by the Parliamentary Budget Officer that was released Thursday morning,…