B.C.’s top court orders review of Trans Mountain Pipeline’s environmental assessment

VANCOUVER – The British Columbia government has been ordered by the province’s highest court to reconsider its environmental assessment certificate allowing the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. In challenges by the Squamish Nation and the City of Vancouver, 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.…

Court rules 6 Trans Mountain pipeline legal challenges allowed to proceed

September 4 2019 8:15pm The Federal Court of Appeals has allowed six First Nations to proceed with legal challenges of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Blake Lough reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Federal court allows half of Trans Mountain pipeline legal challenges to proceed

The Federal Court of Appeal says six legal challenges to the Trans Mountain pipeline project focusing on Indigenous consultation can proceed. The federal government has twice approved a plan to triple the capacity of an existing pipeline from Alberta’s oilpatch…

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…

‘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,…