The province is seeking intervener status in a case currently before the BC Court of appeal regarding pipelines.
The BC government wants to pass legislation making it mandatory for companies receive a permit before increasing the flow of heavy oil through the province.
We are dismayed that a pipeline that will benefit many people across Canada continues to be held up by unreasonable delays,” Justice Minister Don Morgan said in a statement. “It is Saskatchewan’s position that these pipelines are in the national interest and fall under federal, not provincial, jurisdiction.”
If the court rules in favour of the B.C. government, they would have the potential to stop Kinder Morgan’s federally approved Trans Mountain pipeline expansion