Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion

Introduction to four opinions on the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

It's all about the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion in National Observer's opinion section this week. We're aiming to give differing perspectives a fair hearing and promote respectful and open...
Pipeline expansion plan. Image from Trans Mountain

Trans Mountain tells NEB pipeline expansion is 'safe and viable option'

The company says it has reached 28 mutual benefits agreements with First Nations groups.

New study charts death rates diluted bitumen spill in Burrard Inlet could cause in bird, seal, wildlife populations

The end of harbour seals in Burrard Inlet could follow a major spill of diluted bitumen, a study by a University of British Columbia professor released today says.

Meetings between Kinder Morgan and feds leave no paper trail

No records, no agenda, no minutes, no briefing notes. That's what Vancouver-based economist and former ICBC CEO Robyn Allan learned from a Freedom of Information (FOI) request on senior-level...
Karen Mahon being arrested at Kinder Morgan protest on Burnaby Mountain

In the battle of people vs. pipelines, round one went to the people

Last Wednesday I was arrested. I crossed a police line intended to mark the area where Kinder Morgan plans to drill into a mountainside as part of the survey work for an expanded Trans Mountain...
Left: Kate Fink-Jensen and her mother, Kim. Right: Premier Christy Clark

British Columbia's premier shames parents for taking their kids to tar sands pipeline protest and crossing police line

Premier Christy Clark criticized two Burnaby families for letting their daughters cross a police line on Burnaby Mountain to protest Kinder Morgan's controversial Trans Mountain ...
Kinder Morgan president Ian Anderson

Kinder Morgan president talks about "challenging" Burnaby Mountain protests (VIDEO)

Kinder Morgan Canada president Ian Anderson said in a new video today that the Burnaby Mountain protests have been a "challenging time" for people involved. During the protests on Burnaby...
Lynne Quarmby and lawyer Jason Gratl key Kinder Morgan ruling - Jenny Uechi

"Fabulous" victory for Burnaby Mountain protesters as court rejects Kinder Morgan contempt charges

SFU molecular biology chair Lynne Quarmby beamed widely as Justice Austin Cullen announced at the B.C. Supreme Court that Kinder Morgan's request to extend the injunction date...
Chief Stewart Phillip Tsleil-waututh Amy George arrest Burnaby Mountain Prystupa

RCMP responds with respect as Grand Chief arrested on Burnaby Mountain

RCMP: "You'll be violating the civil court injunction, and you'll be taken into custody and arrested. Do you understand?" Grand Chief Stewart Phillip: "Yes, I understand."
Tzeporah Berman on Burnaby Mountain - Mychaylo Prystupa

Tzeporah Berman on Burnaby Mountain: 'History is made by those who show up'

Environmental activist and author Tzeporah Berman told a group of citizen advocates on Burnaby Mountain on Tuesday that they were helping to make history by showing up to oppose the proposed Kinder...