National Energy Board issues new approvals for Trans Mountain pipeline

CALGARY — The National Energy Board has issued three decisions for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion approving the tunnel route through Burnaby, B.C., and allowing construction to begin on a tunnel entrance.... Read more »

Political manoeuvres over pipeline in B.C., payback or coincidence?

VICTORIA — Political hurdles in the form of delays, bans and tolls have been raised in British Columbia in the weeks since the province served notice that it would temporarily ban expanded... Read more »

Canada will do what it must to prevent B.C. from stopping pipeline, says Carr

OTTAWA — Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says the government will not entertain any attempts by British Columbia to stall or stop the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. “If that is... Read more »

Former B.C. premier Christy Clark says blocking Trans Mountain is ‘illegal’

OTTAWA — British Columbia’s efforts to block the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion are illegal and will hurt all of Canada, says the former B.C. premier who originally approved the interprovincial project. The... Read more »

Why are people in Quebec buying wine from British Columbia?

One of the disadvantages – or advantages, depending on how you see it of Canadian federalism, is that it gives a lot of power to the different provinces. And with power come... Read more »

Alberta Premier Notley unveils high-profile task force to counter B.C. ‘attack’

CALGARY — Premier Rachel Notley has unveiled a task force she says will defend Alberta jobs from B.C.’s “unconstitutional attack” on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, but she wouldn’t give details on... Read more »

American pipeline protesters demonstrate outside Trudeau meetings

SAN FRANCISCO — Opposition to Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline has followed Justin Trudeau to sunny California, where protesters demonstrated Friday outside the hotel where the prime minister was holding meetings with... Read more »

Pipeline battle desperately needs a referee

It’s almost like a hockey game, football game or other sporting event between two sides. Only in this game, the referee is missing in action. And this pipeline dispute between British Columbia... Read more »

Rachel Notley has no change at winning another term if Kinder Morgan gets more delays

This is Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s last shot before she’s faced with a embarrassing loss in the 2019 provincial election. The pipeline fight between Alberta and BC is out of hand, both... Read more »

Trudeau on Trans Mountain: talking to premiers over pipeline battle, says PM

OTTAWA — Just because Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is refusing to wade publicly into the emerging pipeline-induced trade war between British Columbia and Alberta, that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening out of... Read more »