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…

Prime minister to make Trans Mountain pipeline announcement in Edmonton

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi will meet with workers at the Trans Mountain Edmonton Terminal on Friday morning. The meeting is part of a two-day visit to Edmonton, which saw the pair hold a “Team…

Several B.C. First Nations launch legal challenge of re-approved Trans Mountain pipeline

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is once being challenged in court. A joint legal challenge has been filled by the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Squamish Nation, Ts’elxweyeqw tribes, Shxw’owhamel Nation, Coldwater Indian Band and Stk’emlupsemc te Secwepemc Nation. The case argues “multiple…

B.C. and Alberta premiers set to meet face-to-face for first time, want to avoid ‘phony war’

B.C. Premier John Horgan and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney are set to meet face-to-face Thursday for the first time as western premiers gather in Edmonton. But on Wednesday, both premiers were downplaying the feud between the two provinces over the…

Majority in every province but 1 back Liberals’ Trans Mountain decision, and it’s not B.C.: Poll

A new poll has found that nearly six in 10 Canadians back the federal government’s decision to approve the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX). Ottawa re-approved the pipeline on Tuesday, following a court-mandated deeper round of consultations with Indigenous groups…

‘We’re going to move forward with the price on pollution’ : Morneau

Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said that the country could continue to be an environmental leader regardless of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion approval by moving forward with the price on pollution. He made the remark during a press conference…

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary in wake of Trans Mountain approval

Two federal cabinet ministers are making appearances in Alberta Wednesday following the Trudeau government’s controversial second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi is set to visit Trans Mountain Corp.’s terminal in Edmonton, while Finance…

B.C. government open to continuing Trans Mountain fight in court, premier says

B.C. Premier John Horgan says he is disappointed with the decision by the federal government to re-approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and vows to continue fighting the project in court. Horgan says the province will continue all the way…

With Trans Mountain expansion greenlit again, Indigenous leaders vow to fight on

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion “will not be built.” So said Will George, a Tsleil-Waututh member and leader of Protect the Inlet, an organization that describes itself as the “spiritual home of the resistance against the Trans Mountain pipeline and…