Indigenous leaders at Tuesday’s conference say the federal government’s second round of consultations was as inadequate as the first. Meantime, Trans Mountain says it’s getting shovels ready to build a new pipeline.
Ottawa's approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion pleased business leaders on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, but they say they will hold off on popping champagne corks until construction begins on new pipe from Edmonton to the West Coast.
The federal Liberal government is teetering on a tightrope this week as it attempts to prove it can balance economic development with environmental protection during the final sitting of Parliament before the fall election.
Organizers put Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe on a love seat as the two addressed delegates at an oil and gas trade show in Weyburn, south of Regina, on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, afternoon.
A court has ruled that British Columbia cannot restrict oil shipments through its borders in a decision that marks a win for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Alberta's efforts to get its resources to overseas markets.