Trans Mountain Pipeline

Premier in conflict of interest over Trans Mountain pipeline approval: petition

A decision by the government of British Columbia to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline is "tainted" because of a conflict of interest that saw the premier and her political party receive more than $...

Open letter to Premier Christy Clark: Weighing the risks vs. benefits of the Trans Mountain pipeline

Dear Premier Christy Clark, You were once opposed to Kinder Morgan’s (KM) -Transmountain Expansion (TMX), and then approved the project on January 11 2017. You stated that the five conditions for...

B.C. grants Trans Mountain pipeline environmental approval

British Columbia has granted environmental approval to the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. The federal government gave its approval for Kinder Morgan Canada's $6.8-billion expansion of the...

Alberta's Notley to head to B.C. to sell merits of Trans Mountain pipeline

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she will head to British Columbia as early as next week to make the case for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Environment advocates, First Nations groups and...

Liberals say yes to controversial Trans Mountain pipeline project in B.C.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is approving Kinder Morgan's proposal to triple the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta to Burnaby, B.C. — a $6.8-billion project that has sparked...
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.
Kinder Morgan, Rueben George, Tsleil-Waututh

Tsleil-Waututh First Nation rejects Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion

In an old legend from the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation, a two-headed serpent brings hunger and disease to the Burrard Inlet, killing off the salmon. In order to survive, the people had to confront the...

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Economist Robyn Allan has publicly withdrawn from the National Energy Board review of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, saying the process is "rigged."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

Kinder Morgan's shares in spill response companies creates conflict of interest, economist alleges

Texas-based pipeline giant Kinder Morgan, along with Enbridge, is a shareholder in two major oil spill response companies in Canada, according to corporate registry documents. Kinder Morgan owns...

National Energy Board hears First Nations testimony on Kinder Morgan pipeline

National Energy Board concludes 21 days of oral history testimony on the Trans Mountain pipeline, while Squamish Chief Ian Campbell says Crown has failed in constitutional duties.