Federal Liberals won’t explain $500M figure for Trans Mountain revenues

The federal government says the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will bring another $500 million a year in corporate tax revenue to be spent on fighting climate change, but the Liberals won’t say where they got that number. The figure was…

Pembina Pipeline $4.3B deal to buy Kinder Morgan cleared by Competition Bureau

Pembina Pipeline Corp. says the Canadian Competition Bureau has signed off on its $4.3-billion deal to buy assets from Kinder Morgan Inc. The Calgary-based company says the receipt of the “no-action letter” from the bureau clears the final regulatory hurdle…

$320M in government subsidies given to Trans Mountain in first half of 2019: report

The Trans Mountain pipeline received $320 million in subsidies from the Canadian and Alberta governments in the first half of 2019, says a new report by an economic institute that analyzes environmental issues. The money included $135.8 million in direct subsidies and…

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…