British Columbia

Ryan Maloney
PATRICK DOYLE/CP Finance Minister Bill Morneau appears at the Commons committee on the statutory review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act in Ottawa on June 20, 2018.

Liberal MPs have shut down an opposition attempt to have two senior ministers grilled over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project before Parliament resumes later this month.

Robyn Allan
Kinder Morgan Canada president Ian Anderson meets with Finance Minister Bill Morneau in Calgary on May 30, 2018. Photo via Trans Mountain twitter account.

August 31st 2018

When I wrote to Justin Trudeau on October 25, 2015—almost three years ago—I warned him that it was critical to implement his promise to redo Trans Mountain’s review and fix the industry-captured National Energy Board as soon as possible.

Judith Lavoie
Aug 30, 2018

As a federal court quashes the controversial project, lawyers and Indigenous leaders agree it’s more clear than ever that Canada must modernize its view of Aboriginal rights


As Grand Chief Stewart Phillip prepared for the Federal Court of Appeal decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Thursday morning his expectations were low.

Jon Queally, staff writer
   August 30, 2018

"This is the consequence of the unholy alliance between the federal government and corporations taking shortcuts through consultation," declared Grand Chief Stewart Phillip. "My faith in the judicial system is somewhat restored today."

First Nations Leaders
News Release
30 August 2018
UBCIC Celebrates Landmark Court Win that Signals the End of Trans Mountain Pipeline and Tanker Project
(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – 30 August 2018) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is celebrating the Federal Court of Appeal verdict on the Trans Mountain approval and calls on Prime Minister Trudeau to immediately stop construction and shut the project down.
Author: Staff

Published Friday, August 24, 2018 3:17PM PDT 

[Editor: See video of the arrests at the link]

Mounties say four more anti-pipeline protesters, including three seniors, were arrested outside a Kinder Morgan work site in Burnaby, B.C. Friday.

According to police, the demonstrators were taken into custody in the 7000 block of Bayview Drive after allegedly breaching a court-ordered injunction designed to stop pipeline opponents from impeding access to the Trans Mountain facility.

Misty MacDuffee & Dave Scott
Photo by Michael Snyder.

Our report highlights the risks posed to wild salmon in the Lower Fraser River from a Trans Mountain pipeline or tanker spill.

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Mike Laanela

A sign warning of an underground petroleum pipeline is seen on a fence at Kinder Morgan's facility where work is being conducted in preparation for the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline, in Burnaby, B.C.(Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

Aug. 23, 2018


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