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TransCanada intends to seek US$15 billion in damages over Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline.
The U.S. decision on Keystone XL sent a clear message: Tar sands pipeline projects like the ones currently under consideration or subject to litigation in Canada -- TransCanada's Energy East Pipeline, Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Expansion Project, and Enbridge's Northern Gateway Project -- are not the way of the future.
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“It was not necessary to be quite so critical in the way they described our energy product."
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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi always expressed his disappointment.
A seven-year saga comes to an end.
Because of the powerful coalition of community, environmental, labour and justice groups that came together the Gateway will never be built. Under the leadership of the First Nations people along the pipeline's proposed path, this growing peoples' movement will take great heart from this victory.