Supreme Court will not hear challenges from B.C. groups on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project has cleared another legal hurdle. The Supreme Court of Canada has decided not to hear five challenges from environment and Indigenous groups from British Columbia. Some had wanted the top court to consider whether…

Opposition parties promise new information on price of Trans Mountain pipeline

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 19, 2020 6:58 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Federal opposition parties are promising new information about the price of the Trans Mountain pipeline…

Trans Mountain pipeline Indigenous ownership talks launched by federal government

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal government is launching a new set of consultations with Indigenous groups that will determine if and how they might take part in ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline and its expansion project. Speaking…

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion now estimated to cost $12.6B, finish in 2022

Posted February 7, 2020 12:28 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The estimated cost of completing the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has ballooned from an initial estimate of $7.4 billion to…

Indigenous leaders say pipeline ruling highlights Canada’s need for UNDRIP law

A Federal Court of Appeal ruling on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion highlights the need for Canada to legally entrench the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), advocates say. Regional Chief for British Columbia Terry Teegee…

Trans Mountain pipeline project’s opponents to ramp up protests in B.C.

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 5, 2020 5:32 pm Updated February 5, 2020 5:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Opponents of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion say they…

Almost $150 million in vaunted oceans-protection funding not spent

Almost $150 million allocated to help protect Canada’s oceans has gone unspent by the Trudeau government over the past two years. The Liberals have touted their $1.5-billion oceans protection plan as “the largest investment ever made to protect Canada’s coasts…