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…

Trudeau addresses lawsuits, court challenges on pipeline

July 12 2019 12:15pm Speaking at the Trans Mountain Edmonton terminal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said consultation with Indigenous and environmental groups will allow shovels in the ground this construction season. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

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…

Wetsuit-clad ‘protesting grandpa’ arrested trying to swim into Trans Mountain’s Burnaby terminal

A man known as the ‘protesting grandpa’ was arrested early Wednesday morning attempting to swim into Trans Mountain’s Westridge Terminal in Burnaby. In a statement posted to social media, Terry Christenson said he had planned to hang a ‘No Tankers’…

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi

Canada’s natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline. But Amarjeet Sohi also says Ottawa wouldn’t jump at the first offer on the table. “We have…

Canada’s Indigenous pipe dream might end Trudeau’s Trans Mountain nightmare

An Indigenous-led group plans to offer to buy a majority stake in the Trans Mountain oil pipeline from the Canadian government this week or next, a deal that could help Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mitigate election-year criticism from environmentalists. The…

B.C. to argue for injunction on Alberta’s turn off the taps law in Calgary court

British Columbia’s request for an injunction against Alberta’s so-called turn-off-the-taps law is to be heard in a Calgary courtroom today. The legislation allows Alberta to crimp energy shipments to B.C. if it stands in the way of a major pipeline…

Western premiers emerge from annual meeting in Edmonton with smiles despite pipeline disputes

There were smiles, handshakes and even a joke or two as Canada’s western premiers emerged from their day-long meeting in Edmonton Thursday. There has been friction between the leaders of late over British Columbia’s opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline…