Prime Minister Justin Trudeau drew some laughter from a crowd of journalists and staffers as he gestured to the premier of B.C. in the middle of a news conference. “Stay here,” Trudeau said as B.C. Premier John Horgan walked away from the podium.
Federal Conservatives denied responsibility on Tuesday for a critical mistake made under their watch, which resulted in a damaging blow delivered by the Federal Court of Appeal to the Trans Mountain oil pipeline and tanker expansion project.
Federal MPs on the natural resources committee will meet for an emergency session to discuss last week's game-changing court decision to tear up federal approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
Justin Trudeau is standing firm on his government's commitment to build the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and to its national climate-change plan — both of which were put in jeopardy by a bombshell court ruling that overturned federal approval for the project.