Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi

Canada’s natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline. But Amarjeet Sohi also says Ottawa wouldn’t jump at the first offer on the table. “We have…

Federal transport minister approves sale of WestJet to Onex at price reduced by 737 Max issues

Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau has given his approval to the proposed $3.5-billion acquisition of WestJet Airlines by Onex Corp. The Calgary-based airline says the minister determined the deal doesn’t raise public-interest issues for national transportation. WestJet and Onex entered…

‘I would like to thank the senators who voted against Justin Trudeau’s attack on Alberta’: Kenney

May 16 2019 4:42pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney responds to the Senate Transport Committee recommendation to kill Bill C-48. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({…

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffic along the B.C. coast, according to an Alberta senator. Senator Doug Black tweeted Wednesday evening that the development…

Federal government says B.C. trying to impede Trans Mountain with pipeline legislation

The Canadian government says British Columbia is trying to obstruct the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with “Trojan Horse” legislation that the province is passing off as a benign environmental measure. Lawyer Jan Brongers asked the B.C. Court of Appeal on…

Blood Tribe votes to accept $150M settlement from Ottawa over century-old cattle management dispute

Members of southern Alberta’s Blood Tribe voted in favour of a multi-million-dollar settlement claim on Tuesday regarding a century-old dispute about cattle management. They will be receiving $150 million from the federal government as compensation for losses the Blood Tribe…