Feds to avoid selling Trans Mountain pipeline so long as risks remain

The federal government is studying the best options for Indigenous communities to reap economic benefits from the Trans Mountain pipeline but Ottawa is not planning to sell the project while legal and political risks remain. The Supreme Court of Canada…

Keystone XL schedule calls for pipeline construction to cross U.S.-Canada border in April

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 14, 2020 11:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TC Energy Corp. says it plans to begin construction in April to connect the Keystone…

Alberta needs better rules to ensure polluters clean up wells: Orphan Well Association

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 14, 2020 8:03 pm Updated January 14, 2020 8:05 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A group tasked with cleaning up Alberta’s thousands of…

Trudeau’s special Prairies representative takes conciliatory tone with Calgary audience

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 14, 2020 5:22 pm Updated January 14, 2020 5:23 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The man appointed by the prime minister to be…

U.S. President Donald Trump proposes dramatic overhaul of environmental approval process

Donald Trump, whose past as a New York real estate developer makes him no stranger to red tape, unveiled sweeping plans Thursday to overhaul the way the United States evaluates the environmental impact of major infrastructure and energy projects. The…

Indigenous opposition to Trans Mountain pipeline shouldn’t outweigh public interest: Provinces

The governments of Alberta and Saskatchewan are urging the Federal Court of Appeal to defer to cabinet’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline because they say Indigenous opposition shouldn’t outweigh other public interests in the project. Alberta and Saskatchewan are…

Lawyer says Indigenous groups didn’t approach Trans Mountain pipeline consultation in good faith

A lawyer for Trans Mountain Corp. is defending the government’s consultation with Indigenous groups over the Crown corporation’s operation and construction of its pipeline project. Maureen Killoran said Wednesday that the $10 billion project has twice been declared in the…

Lawyer argues Ottawa’s consultation with Indigenous groups on Trans Mountain pipeline project was meaningful

Lawyers for the Canadian government say it conducted a new round of consultations with Indigenous groups about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that was reasonable, adequate and fair. Jan Brongers began arguments on behalf of the federal government Tuesday, asking…

South Dakota governor plans overhaul of riot laws believed to target Keystone XL pipeline protests

By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 16, 2019 6:22 pm Updated December 16, 2019 6:25 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem is planning to have…