First Nation chiefs work to defeat on-reserve poverty, pitch pipeline investment at Calgary summit

The National Coalition of Chiefs is holding a summit in Calgary from Nov. 4 to 5. Hundreds gathered at the Grey Eagle event centre on Monday to tackle one common problem: poverty on reserves. Part of the conversation centred around…

Saskatchewan government intervening in Trans Mountain pipeline court hearing

The Saskatchewan government says it will be intervening to support the federal government’s argument that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion was properly approved. The province announced Monday afternoon it has been granted leave to intervene in the hearing before the…

Trans Mountain adds thousands of new positions for pipeline expansion project

By David Boles Global News Posted October 28, 2019 8:23 pm Updated October 28, 2019 8:32 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Trans Mountain is beefing up their workforce. In a…

Blanchet says Bloc will work with Liberals despite pipeline support

Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet said Thursday that he’s willing to work with a re-elected Liberal government, despite Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s support for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Speaking in Quebec City, Blanchet said that he’s not closing the…

Trans Mountain pipeline could lead to $500M a year for clean energy projects, Liberals say

The Liberal government expects to get $500 million a year out of the expanded Trans Mountain pipeline and is promising to spend it all on cleaner sources of energy and projects that pull carbon out of the atmosphere. The Liberals’…

Trudeau addresses Western alienation: ‘It’s extremely important government works for all Canadians’

In his first speech as prime minister of the Liberal minority government, Justin Trudeau addressed major concerns in Alberta and Saskatchewan and the sense of alienation and anger in Western Canada. READ MORE: With the Liberals’ new minority, Trudeau’s greatest…

Emergency response at Trans Mountain’s Burnaby tank farm could take 6 hours: Report

A newly surfaced report is once again raising concerns about safety and firefighting capacity at the Trans Mountain tank farm on Burnaby Mountain. The report estimates Trans Mountain’s planned response time to a major event, such as a serious fire,…

Federal Election 2019: Singh says he remains ‘opposed’ to Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

During a “Get out the Vote” event in Brampton, Ont., on Saturday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh renewed his commitment to protecting the environment and said he remains opposed to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, telling reporters “I’ve been opposed to…

NDP candidate calls for release of safety report on B.C.’s Trans Mountain tank farm

The NDP candidate in Burnaby is accusing Canada’s energy regulator of burying a safety study that raises concerns for fire safety on Burnaby Mountain, where the Trans Mountain pipeline terminates. The mountain is home to 12 oil tanks that are…

B.C. wins temporary court decision in battle with Alberta over Trans Mountain pipeline

September 24 2019 10:35pm A federal court judge has temporarily suspended Alberta’s “turn off the taps” legislation, which was designed to punish B.C. for the NDP government’s opposition to the Trans Mountain Pipeline project. Keith Baldrey has the details. ‘…