Trans Mountain pipeline: A look at key dates in the history of the project

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion cleared another legal hurdle Thursday when the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal to First Nations that argue they were not properly consulted about the project. The decision appears to end legal arguments…

Horgan concedes Trans Mountain pipeline will go ahead while repeating support for Coastal GasLink

B.C. Premier John Horgan has conceded the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will go ahead after all. The B.C. government has been fighting the controversial expansion through court challenges, only to see its reference case defeated in the Supreme Court of…

Canadian oil prices to improve, curtailment to end in 2020: forecast

Canadian crude oil prices are expected to strengthen and natural gas prices are expected to continue to improve into 2020, according to professional services company Deloitte Canada. “We’re really expecting 2020 to be a lot more constructive for oil and…

2 B.C. First Nations drop out of Trans Mountain court challenge, sign deals with corporation

Two B.C. First Nations that had been part of a court challenge against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion have now left the group and sided with the Crown corporation. The Upper Nicola Band, based in Merritt, and the Stk’emlupsemc te…

Oilpatch market reaction muted after election of minority Liberal government

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 22, 2019 2:17 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Investors in the oil and gas sector were shrugging off the federal election results despite…

‘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…

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…

‘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…