Canada's spy agency says many members of the environmental and Indigenous communities see the federal purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline as a betrayal, and suggests that could intensify opposition to expanding the project.
"I can say without a doubt that [the Trans Mountain expansion review] was the worst regulatory process I've ever been part of...the government is making the exact same mistakes that landed them in court last time," said West Coast Environmental Law staff lawyer Eugene Kung.
A communications specialist for the Sierra Club of B.C. Foundation says an error on the National Energy Board's website could confuse potential participants in the latest review of the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
Canada's National Energy Board is giving members of the public and other affected stakeholders less than a week to register to participate in a new review of the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says the federal government would find it easier to get the Trans Mountain pipeline built if it moves the route and the marine shipping terminal to avoid Indigenous communities that are oppose the project.
David Suzuki has doubled down on his criticisms of Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, saying she’s being a hypocrite when she says she’s committed to the Paris accord and the Trudeau government is "going full bore."
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says her government will be watching the new Trans Mountain pipeline review process very carefully, and will continue to campaign to win the hearts and minds of Canadians in a fight she believes she is already winning.
Last month, the Federal Court of Appeal overturned the Trudeau government's approval of the Trans Mountain expansion. National Observer's Mike Ruffolo explains the primary justifications for that decision.