Trans Mountain Pipeline

Kinder Morgan Project Was Approved Using A Flawed Process

Adam Olsen | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Adam Olsen

I am profoundly disappointed with the federal government's approval of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Expansion Project. As an intervenor in the National Energy Board (NEB) hearings, I witnessed first hand that the process was fundamentally flawed.

Newly Approved Pipelines Prioritize Environment And Economy

Kent Hehr | Posted 12.05.2016 | Canada Alberta
Kent Hehr

Calgarians and Albertans alike have been waiting for this announcement for a long time. After a decade of inaction, we are finally seeing progress on this file thanks to the leadership of our prime minister and my cabinet colleagues. We are moving forward on Canada's energy future.

Notley Battles For Pipeline Expansion In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

Trans Mountain faces stiff opposition in B.C.

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.

Flood Of B.C. Outrage, Protest Greet News Of Kinder Morgan Approval

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"Will keep speaking out against this pipeline expansion that doesn't make sense for our economic or environmental future."

Big Oil Lauds Trudeau's Pipeline Approval As Activists Vow To Fight

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.29.2016 | Canada Business

Trudeau approved the Trans Mountain and Line 3 pipelines Tuesday.

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.

Vancouver Mayor: 'It Will Be Ugly' If Feds Approve West Coast Pipeline

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 11.17.2016 | Canada British Columbia

A former premier says a "North Dakota type of insurrection" is a possibility in Canada.

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

First Nation's Kinder Morgan Pipeline Challenge Shot Down In Court

CP | Laura Kane | Posted 09.13.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"We haven't even played our main card of our rights and title.''

Activists Need To Take The Time To Understand What They Are Opposing

Blair King | Posted 08.26.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Blair King

The problem with the activist community is that it seems to be made up primarily of well-meaning but non-technically trained individuals. They both don't know the science and many lack the skill-set to interpret the research when it is presented to them.

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.

National Energy Board Fails Killer Whales

Chris Genovali | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Chris Genovali

The enduring threat of loud tankers and the additional possibility of an oil spill place killer whales in untenable and unacceptable peril. Even if the probability of a large oil spill is low, the consequence of such an event is potentially catastrophic.

Vancouver Mayor Calls Out Alberta's Preferential Treatment In Ottawa

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"... it's important that the rest of the country, our concerns and our successes, are communicated," said Gregor Robertson.

So, What About All Those OTHER Pipelines?

CP | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Business

Remember Northern Gateway?

The Long, Rocky History Of The Kinder Morgan Pipeline

CP | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Business

The pipeline has received a rough ride from critics.

NEB OKs Oil Pipeline Expansion From Alberta To B.C.

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Business

With LOTS of conditions.

Shipping Increases Could Spell Catastrophe For Salish Sea

Chris Genovali | Posted 04.25.2016 | Canada Impact
Chris Genovali

Canadian and U.S. oil spill experts recognize that predicted increases in vessel traffic in the Salish Sea increase the probability of an oil spill and intensify vessel disturbance in an ecosystem already confronting myriad pressures.

Grits Won't Push Entirely New Review Process For Current Pipeline Projects

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada Politics

New rules are coming after an audit that found insufficient tracking of pipeline safety.

Rejection Of National Academy Study Shortchanges The Salish Sea

Chris Genovali | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Chris Genovali

The Salish Sea is seen as a desirable place by fossil fuel exporters to ship non-renewable, and typically dangerous, hydrocarbons to foreign markets. The proposed tanker route overlays much of the critical habitat of the Salish Sea's endangered southern resident killer whales.

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.

B.C. 'Unable' To Support Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The multibillion-dollar project would nearly triple the capacity of the existing pipeline that runs from a community near Edmonton to the Vancouver area.

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.