NEB

Court dismisses B.C. First Nation's challenge of NEB review for Trans Mountain

The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge filed by a North Vancouver First Nation that claimed the National Energy Board's review of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion was unlawful...
Vancouver Mayor, Gregor Robertson

Vancouver mayor says 'more robust review' needed of Trans Mountain

The City of Vancouver is the latest group to launch a court challenge aimed at quashing the National Energy Board's recommended approval of the $6.8-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. ...

Kinder Morgan makes final pitch for Trans Mountain expansion to energy board

"… the project must be weighed against the greater public interest," company lawyer Shawn Denstedt told the National Energy Board.
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.
Rueben George has campaigned against Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion for

Trans Mountain faces 145 energy board conditions for pipeline expansion

Rueben George of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation said more consultation does nothing to mitigate the risks to his people or their land along the Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver.
Protesters and police in a stand-off on Burnaby Mountain. CP file photo

KINDER MORGAN HEARING: 35 drop out from speaking up at 'rigged' pipeline review

Dozens of participants have dropped out of the controversial National Energy Board review of Kinder Morgan's proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, saying they can no longer support a "biased"...
Trans Mountain pipeline being installed (image from transmountain.com); Vancouve

Supreme Court to rule on Charter right to raise climate change in NEB hearings

The proposed $5.4-billion Trans Mountain expansion would twin the pipeline and triple the capacity for Alberta oil intended for Asian markets.
Federal minister Greg Rickford

Harper government appoints another oil and mining executive to NEB

The game is "rigged," critics say, and the National Energy Board is now a "pipeline approval" machine. This week, the Harper government appointed a Calgary resource development executive Murray Lytle...

Economist Robyn Allan calls NEB process "rigged" and withdraws from Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain review

Economist Robyn Allan has publicly withdrawn from the National Energy Board review of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, saying the process is "rigged."
Canadian politics, Kinder Morgan,

Federal energy regulator violates Charter, court case alleges

“The National Energy Board has lost its way,” said David Martin, a lawyer representing the group of landowners, business people, and academics.