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…

B.C. government, environmentalists ‘disappointed’ over Trans Mountain court decision

The B.C. government, First Nations and environmental lawyers are using one word to describe the Supreme Court of Canada’s rejection of the latest court challenge against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion: “disappointed.” The country’s highest court on Thursday shut down…

Supreme Court of Canada dismisses B.C. appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline case

January 16 2020 5:41pm The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday dismissed an appeal by British Columbia of a B.C. Court of Appeal ruling that the province couldn’t impose any restrictions on the contents of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.…

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…

Trans Mountain, LNG pipeline among projects UN racism committee urges to be stopped

A United Nations committee working to end racism is urging Canada to immediately stop the construction of three major resource projects until it obtains approval from affected First Nations. The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which monitors a…

Conservative shadow minister for natural resources weighs in on energy industry

The re-elected Trudeau Liberals say they will get the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion running and that they’re taking the concerns of western Canadians seriously. Shannon Stubbs is the MP for Lakeland and the Official Opposition shadow minister for natural resources.…

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…