Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline

Pipeline Never Spilled In Jasper: Kinder Morgan Alternative Fact

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 02.13.2017 | Canada Alberta

The company later corrected the employee's false statement.

B.C. Pipeline Approval 'Tainted' By Political Donations: Petition

CP | Geordan Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada British Columbia

A court petition asks the B.C. Supreme Court to overturn an environmental assessment certificate granted earlier this year.

On The Behaviour Of Diluted Bitumen In A Marine Spill

Blair King | Posted 01.16.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Blair King

To be clear, any oil spill, be it crude or diluted bitumen, represents a tragedy and catastrophe. The point of this blog post, however, is to establish whether diluted bitumen sinks in a marine spill; since that is what the activists fighting TMX keep insisting.

B.C. Gives Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion The Go-Ahead

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.11.2017 | Canada British Columbia

The expansion would triple the capacity of the existing pipeline.

Report Exposing Trans Mountain Pipeline Risks Is Fatally Flawed

Blair King | Posted 01.10.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Blair King

I am not saying that the TMX must go forward. I have serious reservations about the project. However, I believe we need a fair debate on the topic and fair debates must rely on demonstrably sound evidence.

Trudeau's Pipeline Approval Could Spark '20 Standing Rocks': Chief

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 12.04.2016 | Canada Politics

There could be serious pushback.

First Nation Opposing Pipeline Avoiding Standing Rock-Style Protest

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Chief Maureen Thomas of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation her people have no interest in the kind of violent confrontations taking place over the Dakota Access pipeline.

PM Handed 6 Questions To Help Decide Fate Of Contentious Pipeline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2016 | Canada Politics

A ruling by the federal government is expected before Dec. 19.

99 Protesters Held By RCMP After Pipeline Protest On Parliament Hill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.25.2016 | Canada Politics

The immediate focus was the proposed expansion of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline

If You Want To Fight Climate Change, Don't Fight Pipelines

Blair King | Posted 07.22.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Blair King

Let's be frank, climate change is real. We, as a country, have to do more to fight climate change. That being said climate change is a red herring in this discussion. Why? Because up to 80 per cent of the emissions associated with fossil fuels are generated in their combustion. Pipelines represent a negligible part of that equation.

Pipelines Or Indigenous Rights? Premier Notley Can't Have Both

DeSmog Canada | Posted 04.15.2017 | Canada Alberta
DeSmog Canada

The Alberta government clearly has a reason for wanting to facilitate the export of more oil and gas via the proposed TransCanada Energy East and Kinder Morgan Trans-Mountain pipelines. But the NDP committed in its election platform to implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and to "work with Alberta Indigenous Peoples to build a relationship of trust and ensure respectful consultation."

Indigenous People Will Be Consulted On Resource Projects: Carr

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada Politics

The Liberal government is seeking collaboration, the natural resources minister says.

Alberta Pushes For Trans Mountain Pipeline Despite B.C. Rejection

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON — Premier Rachel Notley says the proposed expansion of a pipeline to the B.C. coast is not just in Alberta's best interests, but is the bes...

Burnaby Mayor To Trudeau: Stop The Pipeline Review

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Critics have condemned changes the previous Conservative government made to the board's review process.

Burnaby Loses Court Battle With Trans Mountain

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The city has been ordered to pay the company's court costs.

Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Hearings Postponed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.22.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"With this in mind, the panel has decided on its own volition to strike from the hearing record all evidence prepared by or the under the direction of Mr. Kelly."

We Can Still Save Killer Whales

Chris Genovali | Posted 07.24.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Chris Genovali

If we want to save more than memories of southern resident killer whales, we have to act now. This might include restricting the numbers and routes of vessels that travel through their critical habitat and cleaning up polluted waters while preventing additional contamination from new pollutants.

New Rules Coming For Companies Risking Hazardous Spill In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The goal is to fill any gaps in co-ordinating responses to spills.

Kinder Morgan Says $100 Million Investment Will Protect Against Oil Spills

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Last week, the City of Vancouver and a North Vancouver First Nation argued that the pipeline is likely to cause spills along the B.C. coast.

Major Oil Spill Could Cost Vancouver $1.2 Billion

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Not good.

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Approval Needs Supreme Court Hearing: Groups

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The group of activists say the approval process goes against Canadians' charter rights.

B.C. Spill Plan Doesn't Need To Be Public: Kinder Morgan President

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia

He says there are legitimate national security and public safety reasons for not divulging the entire plan.

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Ruling Weakens Faith In NEB

Carol Linnitt | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

"Basically for the last year or so we've watched more and more information be denied to us intervenors in the National Energy Board process."

Pipeline Protesters Aren't Hypocrites for Driving Cars

Joseph McLean | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Joseph McLean

Opinions run hot around pipeline conflicts, and more is ahead of us. There are many arguments for and against civil protest, but one of the most persistent is that these people are hypocrites. That if you drive a car, take a plane, use hairspray, or otherwise consume fossil fuels in any way, you have no right to stand up. This comparison is troubling for a number of reasons.

The Traditional Evidence Is Clear: Kinder Morgan Must Go

Torrance Coste | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Torrance Coste

If a tar sands tanker hits a rock on the Kinder Morgan shipping route past Vancouver Island, the resulting spill could decimate wild salmon, clams, and other food sources that First Nations have relied on for centuries.