Oil - Pipelines

30/08/17
Author: 
James Keller

A Federal Court of Appeal judge has granted British Columbia intervener status in a legal challenge of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, while scolding the provincial government for its "blasé" approach to the case since taking power earlier this summer.

The New Democrats campaigned on using "every tool" available to kill the project and announced plans to join the Federal Court of Appeal case several weeks ago.

30/08/17
Author: 
Robyn Allan

August 28, 2017 - When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced approval of the Trans Mountain project, he said the expansion “will create 15,000 new, middle-class jobs – the majority of them in the trades.” 

27/08/17
Author: 
Elizabeth McSheffrey

One year after a pipeline spill contaminated the North Saskatchewan River and cut off drinking water supplies for tens of thousands, the company at the heart of the catastrophe says it never wants this to happen again.

But as Husky Energy attempts to turn the page on the disaster, those attempting to look back at what went wrong may actually find that some pages were deleted.

By Elizabeth McSheffrey

27/08/17
Author: 
Claudia Cattaneo

There's a suggestion that backing the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion from Alberta to B.C. would cost Trudeau fewer votes than Energy East

The National Energy Board’s unprecedented decision to widen its study of the Energy East pipeline to include much broader climate change impacts suggests that the fix is in to kill the proposed $15.7 billion project.

26/08/17
Author: 
Kelly Cryderman and Carrie Tait
The Kinder Morgan Westridge marine terminal in Burnaby, B.C. is shown in this 2016 file photo.

Before Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. can begin construction of its controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in September as planned, the National Energy Board says the company still has some hoops to jump through.

26/08/17
Author: 
Inger V. Johansen and Gitte Pedersen

The sixth Transform!Danmark Conference, focusing on the development of left economic and ecological alternatives, took place in Copenhagen on 18 March. Once again, it focused on sustainable and fair transformation, as well as a changing society in Europe and around the world.

 

24/08/17
Author: 
Eric Plummer

Despite opposition from Indigenous leaders and the provincial government, the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is moving ahead, with construction set to begin in September.

Kinder Morgan plans to twin the existing pipeline running from central Alberta to British Columbia’s Lower Mainland, increasing capacity from 300,000 barrels of oil a day to 890,000. The company has announced its intention to begin construction next month on private land, which could include the Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby and a tank farm near Simon Fraser University.

24/08/17
Author: 
Staff

Kinder Morgan Inc.'s KMI $5.8-billion oil pipeline expansion is threatened by the political overtures of British Columbia, which is not in favor of this project and vows to join the legal fight against it by teaming up against Canadian federal approval of the project. 

16/08/17
Author: 
Trans Mountain

In anticipation of the September 2017 construction start date, Trans Mountain has signed a memorandum of understanding which will lead to an Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract (EPC) for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project with the newly formed Kiewit-Ledcor Trans Mountain Partnership (KLTP).

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