Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Calgary Stampede visit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the only way to get projects like the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion built is by finding a compromise between growing the economy and protecting the environment. Trudeau was speaking at a reception for Liberal Party…

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…

Kenney tells premiers’ meeting national unity still threatened

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he still believes national unity is under threat despite two days of collaborative discussions with the country’s leaders. Kenney said his province contributes billions of dollars to Canada’s economy but is blocked in by some…

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’…

Several B.C. First Nations launch legal challenge of re-approved Trans Mountain pipeline

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is once being challenged in court. A joint legal challenge has been filled by the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Squamish Nation, Ts’elxweyeqw tribes, Shxw’owhamel Nation, Coldwater Indian Band and Stk’emlupsemc te Secwepemc Nation. The case argues “multiple…