Former Saskatchewan premier sees 4 ways to reduce increasing western separation sentiment

Former Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall has a few ideas for things the federal government can do right away to cool the increasing separatist sentiment coming from the west. On Tuesday, results of an Ipsos poll were released, suggesting more and…

Saskatchewan government intervening in Trans Mountain pipeline court hearing

The Saskatchewan government says it will be intervening to support the federal government’s argument that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion was properly approved. The province announced Monday afternoon it has been granted leave to intervene in the hearing before the…

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion faces hurdles as landowners dig in heels

Barbara Gard calls her three-hectare property, nestled below the forested peak of Sumas Mountain, a “miniature Stanley Park.” Its lush trees and flowing creek reminded her of Vancouver’s majestic park, and she immediately knew she wanted to call it home.…

Trans Mountain restarting pipeline construction ‘not reason to celebrate’: Jason Kenney

Alberta’s premier says Trans Mountain announcing it will resume construction on its pipeline expansion project is a step forward, but not a reason to celebrate. Story continues below On Wednesday morning, Trans Mountain Corp. advised construction contractors to get ready…

Trans Mountain to resume construction on pipeline expansion

Trans Mountain says it is restarting construction on its pipeline expansion project. The company said work will resume at the Westridge Marine Terminal and Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby Terminal as well as in communities in Alberta. It has issued directives that…

Slow summer causes drilling forecast to go from bad to worse

The Canadian oilfield services sector is expected to continue to suffer as it enters the summer drilling season despite recent developments such as the approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and the election of a conservative government in Alberta.…

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…

Indigenous drummers lead Trans Mountain pipeline protest march through Victoria

Hundreds of demonstrators, led by Indigenous drummers, made their way through downtown Victoria Saturday to protest the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The large protest group, organized by Rise and Resist, left City Hall early in the morning and crowded the…