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…

Tsleil-Waututh Nation to appeal Federal Court of Appeal decision on Trans Mountain pipeline

The Tsleil-Waututh Nation says it is appealing a Federal Court of Appeal decision to allow for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to proceed. Nation spokesperson Reueben George says his nation has already taken the next step to get the Supreme…

Few hurdles remain for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 4, 2020 4:16 pm Updated February 4, 2020 4:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Federal Court of Appeal ruling Tuesday removes the…

Canada’s federal court to rule on indigenous challenge to Trans Mountain pipeline

Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal is scheduled to rule on Tuesday whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s government adequately consulted indigenous people when it approved last year an expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline. Approval would clear some uncertainty over…

Federal Court of Appeal to release decision in Trans Mountain challenge

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 30, 2020 5:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Federal Court of Appeal is set to release its decision on the latest challenge…

Horgan concedes Trans Mountain pipeline will go ahead while repeating support for Coastal GasLink

B.C. Premier John Horgan has conceded the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will go ahead after all. The B.C. government has been fighting the controversial expansion through court challenges, only to see its reference case defeated in the Supreme Court of…

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.…