Canada’s Finance Minister Bill Morneau talks a whole lot of nothing when it comes to defending his government.
Morneau says the Federal Court of Appeals decision to kill the Kinder Morgan pipeline project is an important step in getting this project built.
Morneau also said the government plans to sell the assets to new owners after its built.
Bill Morneau on #TransMountain:
"Taken together, today's decisions from the Fed Court of Appeal & Kinder Morgan's shareholders are important next steps in getting this project built in the right way for the benefit of all Cdns…"
— CPAC (@CPAC_TV) August 30, 2018
The federal government purchased Kinder Morgan Canadian assets for $4.5 billion after lying they had buyers and investors lined up to buy the project earlier this year.
Emmy Skylar started working for Debate Report in 2017. Emmy grew up in a small town in northern Manitoba. But moved to Ontario for university. Before joining Debate Report, Emmy briefly worked as a freelance journalist for CBC News. She covers politics and the economy.