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Oilpatch pinning hopes on Trans Mountain Pipeline

Calgary - As excitement builds in the oilpatch over the pending approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline by the Liberal government, a former Liberal environment minister is urging Prime Minister Trudeau's cabinet to reject the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Alberta premier expects Trans Mountain approval by end of May

Edmonton - NDP Leader Rachel Notley announced at a press conference Monday that the Trans Mountain pipeline extension will be approved by the end of May. No, she doesn't have a crystal ball, but she is betting her political career on it.

Spending watchdog — Ottawa paid top dollar for Trans Mountain

Canada's federal Liberal government may have overpaid for the Trans Mountain pipeline project by up to $1 billion, Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) Yves Giroux estimates.

Trans Mountain pipeline reassessment backed by Washington State

Ottawa - Canada's Liberal government announced on Wednesday they would not appeal the August decision from the Federal Court of Appeal that tore up cabinet approval for the pipeline’s expansion. Instead, they are opting for another round of consultations.

Federal Court of Appeal sides with opponents of Trans Mountain

The Federal Court of Appeal has sided with pipeline opponents over the Trans Mountain pipeline today, resulting in Kinder Morgan issuing a statement saying it is currently taking measures to suspend “construction-related” activities.

Op-Ed: How will Trudeau justify buying a pipeline and climate change?

While anti-pipeline protesters are regrouping after the government announced Canada is purchasing the Trans Mountain pipeline, and with two weeks to go before the G7 meeting, many wonder how Trudeau will defend his stance on climate change.

Ottawa overpaid by $1.2 billion for Trans Mountain pipeline

Toronto - If the federal government manages to overcome strong opposition in British Columbia and complete construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion under budget and on schedule, taxpayers may recoup the $11 billion investment. But it is a "big if."

Canadian government to buy Trans Mountain pipeline project

Ottawa - Canada is going into the pipeline business, at least for a short time, according to Finance Minister Bill Morneau. The Liberal government will buy the Trans Mountain pipeline and infrastructure related to the expansion project for $4.5 billion.

BC government sues Alberta over plan to restrict fuel shipments

The British Columbia government has filed a lawsuit and is prepared to ask for an injunction and damages against Alberta over that province’s recently passed fuel restriction law that would allow the province to shut off oil and gas shipments to B.C.

Ottawa will cover losses if Trans Mountain pipeline delayed

Ottawa - The Canadian government is prepared to indemnify Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd’s proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion against unnecessary delays that are politically motivated, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Wednesday.

Environmentalists ramping up opposition to Kinder Morgan pipeline

Vancouver - Bill McKibben, a prominent environmentalist, visited Vancouver over the weekend and stated the Trans Mountain pipeline is"the kind of place to draw the line" if we are going to mitigate the impact of climate change.

Alberta tries ads to win hearts and minds of anti-pipeline groups

Alberta has no intention of giving in to the opposition when it comes to the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, as British Columbia residents are now finding out.

Federal Government to intervene in Trans Mountain Court case

Ottawa - Justice Minister Judy Wilson-Raybould says the federal government will intervene in the British Columbia court case over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

Alberta unveils legislation designed to cripple B.C. citizens

Premier John Horgan was assured by Prime Minister Trudeau the federal government would not punish B.C. citizens over the Trans Mountain dispute, but that promise did not include Alberta - which has unveiled legislation that will cripple B.C.

Trudeau: New legislation will 'make Trans Mountain happen'

Ottawa - The meeting is over and as expected, no one had a change of heart over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. So Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a tough stance to ensure the pipeline will be built.

Trudeau to meet with Alberta and B.C. premiers this weekend

It has been confirmed that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be coming back from the Summit of the Americas in Peru to hold a joint meeting this weekend with Premiers Rachel Notley and John Horgan over the Kinder Morgan dispute.

Alberta premier threatens to turn off the oil tap in B.C. dispute

Edmonton - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has ratcheted up the stakes in her fight to get the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion built, threatening to cut off the oil taps to British Columbia and even the rest of Canada, if necessary.

Alberta — B.C. dispute heats up over Trans Mountain pipeline

The dispute over the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline between Alberta and B.C. continues to heat up. On Wednesday, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley put her 19-member task force to work, tasked with taking the fight to B.C. over the pipeline.

Storm clouds swirling around Kinder Morgan pipeline plans

Vancouver - In the midst of the B.C. election count, and the chances of the Greens holding power if a minority government is confirmed, Kinder Morgan's plan to raise money for the Trans Mountain pipeline extension at this time may perhaps, be a bad idea.

Kinder-Morgan in talks with investors on Trans Mountain pipeline

Vancouver - Institutional investors, as well as major Canadian pension funds and private equity firms, have begun talks with Kinder-Morgan as the company tries to raise the $5.2 billion for the expansion of its Trans Mountain Pipeline project.

Kinder-Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline faces new court challenge

Conservation groups filed a new court challenge to the government's approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Monday evening, becoming at least the eighth legal test of the controversial pipeline project.

Former BC Hydro head pulls out of pipeline hearings

Victoria - Marc Eliesen, who was formerly head of British Columbia Hydro, pulled out of federal government hearings on a proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline that would run parallel to its existing pipeline linking Alberta and Vancouver, BC.

NEB begins talks with First Nations over controversial pipeline

Edmonton - Canada's National Energy Board began hearings today in Edmonton with First Nations groups as part of its review process regarding Kinder Morgan's proposed Alberta to B.C. coast pipeline expansion project.

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