Future value of Trans Mountain rests on Liberals’ climate plans: PBO
Paying for the pipeline’s expansion is estimated to cost $12.6 billion.
May be no need for Trans Mountain expansion: Canada Energy Regulator
Under an evolving scenario, Line 3 alone is enough added capacity to handle an 15% increase before peaking in 2039.
Ottawa reports $29M profit since buying Trans Mountain pipeline
Includes a $61 million tax recovery thanks mainly to a decrease in Alberta’s corporate tax rate.
Supreme Court dismisses Indigenous appeal of Trans Mountain approval
The court dismissed the appeal July 2 from the Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the Ts’elxweyeqw Tribes and Coldwater Indian Band, effectively ending the years-long legal battle over the project
Trans Mountain says pipeline has restarted after spill in Abbotsford, BC
Cause of the spill related to a fitting on a one-inch, or 2.5-centimetre, piece of pipe.
Trans Mountain reaches ‘key milestone’ as construction begins in BC
Will deliver about 300,000 barrels of petroleum products daily, but expansion will boost to 890,000 barrels.
Trans Mountain, LNG Canada on track despite pandemic
Energy economist says the long-term forecast for both natural gas and oil remains steady.
TC Energy starts US prep work for Keystone XL pipeline
Clearing a path through US states along the pipeline’s 1,930-kilometre route to begin soon.
More confrontations without Indigenous consent for pipelines
Negotiator warns Trans Mountain expansion could run into opposition if it proceeds against the wishes of some communities it passes through.
Higher costs should kill Trans Mountain pipeline: Bloc, NDP, Greens
A Nanos survey shows respondents are increasingly uncomfortable spending public money to continue the project.
Liberals face heat as cost of Trans Mountain expansion hits $12.6B
$2.5 billion already spent, leaving an additional $8.4 billion needed to complete work, plus $1.7 billion of carrying costs.
Opponents to ramp up protests against Trans Mountain in BC
The Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish First Nations may still seek leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada
Kenney lauds Trudeau after latest Trans Mountain court ruling
Federal Court of Appeal’s three judges unanimously rule to dismiss four challenges by First Nations in BC.
Federal Court of Appeal to release Trans Mountain decision
Four BC First Nations filed challenges after the federal government approved the project a second time last June.
Supreme Court dismisses BC’s appeal in Trans Mountain pipeline case
Decision removes one of the remaining obstacles for the pipeline expansion.
Supreme Court to hear BC case to halt Trans Mountain expansion
Key Constitutional question is whether BC’s authority to protect its own environment can include interfering in a federal project.
Indigenous opposition to pipeline shouldn’t outweigh others: Provinces
Court heard from four Indigenous groups from British Columbia on Trans Mountain.
First Nation alleges Ottawa withheld info during Trans Mountain consultation
Indigenous groups arguing in the court the Canadian government predetermined the outcome before its latest approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Kenney, Freeland meet in Edmonton to find common ground
Alberta premier wants a firm guarantee on completion of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by a fixed date.
Feds won’t explain how pipeline expansion will raise $500M in tax revenue [UPDATED]
Cited by the government when it approved the project a second time last June.
Trans Mountain received $320M in government subsidies: report
Money included direct subsidies and indirect subsidies that were not clearly disclosed to taxpayer.
Saskatchewan an intervener in First Nations TMX project appeal
Supporting the federal government, arguing that the expansion project was properly approved.
Bloc’s Blanchet prepared to work with Liberals despite pipeline talk
Not closing the door to discussions with any party because they don’t agree on all issues.
Trudeau’s post election priorities are climate and pipeline
Going ahead with the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast.
Kenney pleads for national unity during speech to Calgary business crowd
Kenney says the Constitution is clear that infrastructure between provinces is under the authority of the national government.
Trudeau launches Liberal election campaign in Vancouver, just like in 2015
Liberal strategists say Trudeau intends to spend much of the first week of the campaign on the offence.
Trans Mountain hampered by hearings, permits, court action: report
Stand.earth says the pipeline extension project is unlikely to be completed the within a planned three-year timeline.
Court Trans Mountain appeals focussed on Indigenous consultation
Will examine the calibre of the federal government’s consultations.
Federal Court of Appeal to rule on letting pipeline challenges proceed
Environment groups say there are not adequate protections for endangered marine species that will be affected by tanker traffic.
Trans Mountain tells contractors to get ready for pipeline restart
They have 30 days to hire workers, prepare detailed construction plans and mobilize equipment.
Indigenous pipeline bidder launches ‘listening tour’ along Trans Mountain route
Former chief proposing ownership of at least 51% of the federal government-owned pipeline be shared among all participating Indigenous communities in B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Alberta judge denies B.C.’s bid to block ‘Turn Off the Taps’ bill
The legal battle is part of the fallout over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.