Trans Mountain Pipeline

Regina Chamber of Commerce pleased with result of Trans Mountain Pipeline appeal

Feb 5, 2020 | 6:30am

The Regina Chamber of Commerce is encouraged to hear the Trans Mountain Pipeline survived another legal hurdle after Tuesday’s Federal Court of Appeal decision. The court decided the federal government had followed steps to consult with First Nations groups involved with the project’s path despite a group of four First Nations coming together saying they […]

Federal court dismisses challenges to Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion

Feb 4, 2020 | 12:33pm

OTTAWA — The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed legal objections to Ottawa’s decision to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion a second time. In a 3-0 decision, the court rejected four challenges from First Nations in British Columbia to the approval, which were filed last summer. The 95-page ruling says there is no legal […]

Project reconciliation listening tour looking for support for Trans Mountain Pipeline majority ownership bid

Aug 6, 2019 | 4:55am

The first stop in Project Reconciliation’s Listening Tour was an intimidating one. Executive Chair and founder, Delbert Wapass, who is also a former Chief of Saskatchewan’s Thunderchild First Nation, explains that they are traveling through Alberta and British Columbia to talk to First Nations about the possibility of joining together to bid for 51% ownership […]

Ralph Goodale reacts to Trans Mountain Pipeline federal approval

Jun 19, 2019 | 4:23pm

The Trans Mountain Pipeline was given the green light by the federal government on Tuesday, and public safety minister Ralph Goodale said this is good news for all of Canada. After the project was struck down by the federal court of appeal in August, the federal government went back to the drawing board and attempted […]

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets second green light from Ottawa

Jun 18, 2019 | 3:52pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave Canada’s controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion a second lease on life Tuesday, framing the decision in starkly political terms that portrayed his Liberal government as best positioned to walk the narrow tightrope between economic development and environmental protection. Trapped between the need to find new markets for Canadian oil and […]