Posts Tagged ‘Trans Mountain PIpeline’

Trans Mountain ruling looks like a win for Alberta — as the world drives away in electric vehicles..

February 5, 2020

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney won one yesterday with the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal to strike down a challenge by a group of four British Columbia First Nations and allow the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project to take another lurching step toward completion.

Canada’s Top Court Rejects BC Bid to Halt Trans Mountain Tar Sands Project..

January 20, 2020

Environmental groups fumed Thursday after Canada’s Supreme Court rejected the province of British Columbia’s appeal regarding the Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline expansion project.

The decision “is a loss for local governments who want to protect the land, water, and communities within their jurisdictions,” said Sierra Club BC.

Trudeau commits to Trans Mountain pipeline and cutting income tax..

October 25, 2019

In an olive branch to the West, Trudeau said he intends to proceed with the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project that the New Democrats and Greens want halted.

New Report on Trans Mountain Pipeline Highlights ‘Dangerous’ Construction Hot Spots..

September 12, 2019

An investigative report released Wednesday by international environmental group details “fundamental problems” with Canada’s Trans Mountain oil pipeline, outlines the long history of delays for its planned expansion, and highlights the anticipated social and ecological impacts at seven of the “most troubling hot spots.”

‘This Pipeline Will Not Be Built,’ Indigenous and Climate Leaders Tell Trudeau After Canada Approves Trans Mountain Expansion..

June 19, 2019

“Canada deserves a Green New Deal, not more fossil fuel projects.”

That’s how many climate campaigners—including Clayton Thomas-Muller of—responded after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday announced his federal government approved an expansion of the Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline, just a day after the country’s House of Commons voted to declare a climate emergency. Ahead of the anticipated move, critics charged that green-lighting the project would make an “absolute mockery” of the emergency declaration.

‘Climate emergency’ on Monday, pipeline expansion on Tuesday: Trudeau the fraud strikes again..

June 19, 2019

Justin Trudeau’s faux concern for the environment was always hypocritical and duplicitous — but there’s something especially slimy about declaring a climate emergency on Monday and approving an oil pipeline expansion on Tuesday.

Canada green-lights pipeline expansion despite environmental concerns..

June 19, 2019
Ottawa has OKed the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, bogged down by delays due to concerns over oil spills in coastal waters and opposition from indigenous people living in its path.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who’s been trying to carve out an image of himself as a champion of environmental protection, reasoned that the pipeline would lessen the US’ leverage over Canada.

Canada set to approve Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion..

May 9, 2019

Canada is likely to announce in mid-June that it would be proceeding with the controversial expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline designed to double the flow out of Alberta to the west coast in British Columbia.

Trudeau’s government to decide on Trans Mountain pipeline by June..

April 25, 2019
The federal government of Canada will announce its final decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project in mid-June, Finance Minister Marc Garneau told media.

Interestingly, the decision may be to drop the project altogether, which was in the cards when the government bought the project from exasperated Kinder Morgan.

s The Battle Over the TransMountain Pipeline Expansion Over?

October 16, 2018