‘This is just the beginning’: Anti-pipeline protesters return to Burnaby Mountain

Dozens of protesters returned to Burnaby Mountain Monday to renew the fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, vowing to not leave until the project is cancelled for good. Construction was approved to resume at the two B.C. terminals Thursday,…

Trans Mountain pipeline construction to resume in Burnaby after NEB approval

The National Energy Board (NEB) has given the green light for construction to resume this year at two Burnaby, B.C., terminals linked to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. In a letter sent Thursday to Trans Mountain Canada, the NEB approved…

Most previously-issued permits for Trans Mountain pipeline still valid: NEB

The National Energy Board says its decisions and orders regarding the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion issued prior to last summer when a court overturned its approval will remain valid except where circumstances have changed. The decision is in line with…

Alberta raises oil quotas for August as rail exports grow, storage levels slip

The Alberta government says it will ease its oil production curtailment program by 25,000 barrels per day in August. The province is citing growing crude-by-rail capacity, declining oil inventory levels and improved efficiencies in export pipelines for the move. Last…

Feds in ‘very strong position’ to wrap Indigenous Trans Mountain consultations within 90 days: Sohi

The federal government is well-placed to wrap up consultations with 117 Indigenous communities over the Trans Mountain expansion within 90 days. But Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi says they will stay at the table if talks take longer. Help us…

Court rejects B.C.’s request to declare Alberta oil export law unconstitutional

A judge has dismissed the British Columbia government’s request to declare an Alberta law that could restrict the flow of refined oil products to B.C. as unconstitutional. The attorney general of B.C. alleged in a statement of claim that the…

Notley cautiously calls NEB Trans Mountain decision a step in the right direction

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she’s pleased the National Energy Board has conditionally approved the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to the B.C. coast. But she says there’s still a lot of work ahead. Help us improve Globalnews.ca Story continues below…

B.C. indigenous and environmental groups blast NEB approval of Trans Mountain pipeline

Trans Mountain pipeline opponents are vowing to stand in the way of the project’s expansion. A group of politicians, indigenous leaders and environmentalists spoke to reporters on Friday following the National Energy Board’s (NEB) green lighting of the Trans Mountain…