High-ranking bureaucrats in the federal government discussed speeding up the review of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion project in 2016 following a phone call from the company’s chief executive, Ian Anderson, that left officials warning that the pipeline might be “abandoned,” reveal newly-released internal documents.
All sides in the escalating dispute over the Trans Mountain expansion project appear to be digging in with the Alberta and British Columbia governments clashing over fuel prices and Indigenous and political leaders warning of civil unrest
The British Columbia government is denying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's claim that it has been mum on how Ottawa should reinforce environmental protections — and offering as proof a detailed list of six demands it says were provided to the federal government in February.
Groans were heard in the B.C. Supreme Court today, as over two dozen pipeline opponents who were arrested alongside two prominent federal MPs in Burnaby in March learned they were facing criminal charges for their civil disobedience.
Our political leaders appear to be incapable of envisaging alternatives to the current path of dependence on carbon extraction and exports for revenue and employment, writes political scientist Laurie Adkin.
The federal government will pursue discussions about more financial subsidies for fossil fuel giant Kinder Morgan inside boardrooms in Houston, New York, Toronto and Calgary — but not in public, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday.