Trans Mountain Pipeline

By The Vancouver Sun | The $7.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is essentially a twinning of the existing 1,150-kilometre pipeline between Strathcona County, Alberta and Burnaby, B.C. It will create a pipeline system with the nominal capacity of the system going from 300,000 barrels per day to 890,000 barrels per day. It will be approximately 980 km of new pipeline.

Herbert Grubel: Getting politicians to accept the will of the people

The results of reliable surveys show that a majority of Canadians want changes in important government policies. For example, a survey by the …


Kinder Morgan protesters found guilty of criminal contempt of court

The first trial of protesters accused of violating a court injunction at Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project ended Monday with …

Kinder Morgan

Indigenous protesters in Washington state declare Trans Mountain won't be built

Cedar George-Parker remembers the moment he decided to devote his life to defending Indigenous people and their traditional territories. It was the …


Alberta's Rachel Notley says Trans Mountain pipeline vital in face of Trump's trade threats

Rachel Notley

Kinder Morgan's Kamloops spill 48 times larger than B.C. first reported

KAMLOOPS — A spill from Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline late last month was 48 times larger than initially reported, officials said.The spill …


Despite differences, Greens and NDP still in it together a year after their deal to govern

VICTORIA — A year into a power-sharing partnership that put the B.C. NDP into government, Premier John Horgan and Green Leader Andrew Weaver say …


Five things about Vision Vancouver mayoral candidate Ian Campbell

Ian Campbell was acclaimed Thursday as Vision Vancouver’s candidate for mayor in this fall’s civic election.Here are five things to know about the …

Western Canada

Environmentalism runs deep in family of Kinder Morgan protester Hayley Zacks

One of the loudest critics of the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion is also the protesters’ best-kept secret.Hayley Zacks is the 21-year-old who …


Letters, June 7: Premier John Horgan should stop fighting pipeline that taxpayers now own

Thank you Premier John Horgan and Green party Leader Andrew Weaver. I always wanted to be part-owner of a pipeline. Not!The pipeline needs to be …


Chris Genovali: Trans Mountain is now Taxpayer Mountain

The Canadian government’s move to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline project from Texas-based Kinder Morgan is economically and environmentally dubious. …


Trans Mountain protests continue, environment minister says it's time to move on

VANCOUVER — As opponents of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion protested across the country Monday, Canada’s environment minister said the project …


Key Kinder Morgan executives offered $1.5-million retention bonuses

Ottawa is counting on the continued employment of key Trans Mountain pipeline staff to ensure the estimated $7.4-billion project is completed

Kinder Morgan

Douglas Todd: Housing emergency is Metro’s worst crisis since WWII

Warren ‘Whitey’ Bernard remembers the war years in Metro Vancouver being tough for several reasons — his dad heading off to battle, a dire shortage …


Thomas Gunton: Federal decision to buy and build Trans Mountain pipeline is irrational

The federal government’s decision to risk $4.5 billion of taxpayers’ money to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline plus more than $6 billion to build a …

Trans Mountain Pipeline

Ottawa takeover of Trans Mountain Pipeline not necessarily disruptive: experts

As the Trudeau government prepares to take over the controversial $7.4-billion Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, project management experts say it …


Editorial: Failure of leadership led to nationalization of pipeline project

On the face of it, the federal government’s purchase of Kinder Morgan Canada’s pipeline assets is a good deal, especially for Kinder Morgan …


B.C. judge expands Kinder Morgan pipeline injunction as protesters use 'calculated' defiance

Anti-pipeline protesters have made a calculated effort to blockade two Trans Mountain work sites in Burnaby, says a British Columbia Supreme Court …

Western Canada

Marvin Shaffer: Pipeline project is not a black-and-white issue

In the highly charged atmosphere of pipeline politics, it was inevitable that whatever the federal government decided on the Trans Mountain expansion …

Oil & Gas Industry

Canada is said to have started marketing Trans Mountain pipeline sale

The Canadian government has already sent out marketing materials for the Trans Mountain pipeline to several potential buyers with the goal of selling …


Majority of British Columbians concerned with using taxpayer dollars for pipeline: poll

A majority of B.C. residents are concerned about using taxpayer dollars to bail out a foreign company for the pipeline expansion in Burnaby, …


Poll: Federal Liberals losing support in B.C. over past Kinder Morgan pipeline decisions

Most British Columbians felt uneasy about their tax dollars being spent on the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion even before the federal government …


Burnaby's Terry Beech, other Liberal MPs in B.C. face anti-pipeline pressure

Federal Liberals representing ridings with opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project are facing increasing pressure from frustrated …


Why the government's Trans Mountain deal is in Canada's national interest

Kevin Carmichael explains why the energy industry in Canada should feel fairly positive about the latest Kinder Morgan development.


British Columbia MPs say constituents support pipeline

The federal government announced plans Tuesday to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline and its assets. Conservative MP Bob Zimmer says he is happy as a …

British Columbia

Legal fight over Trans Mountain pipeline will continue: B.C. Premier

Premier John Horgan held a media availability to comment on the federal government’s decision on Kinder Morgan.

Trans Mountain Pipeline

B.C. protesters vow to fight on after Ottawa buys controversial pipeline

The Canadian government’s plan to buy the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion was met with outrage on Tuesday by protesters in Vancouver and Burnaby, …


B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver on the Liberal pipeline plan

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver speaks on the legislative grounds about the federal Liberal cabinet approved plan Tuesday to spend $4.5 billion to …

Green Party

Ottawa now the top target for Trans Mountain opponents

The federal government’s purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline has re-drawn the battle map that’s defined the controversial project for years, …


Now that you own your own pipeline, here are some things you should know

So you’ve bought yourself a pipeline, eh? Here are a few things to know about it:The original route is 65 years oldIt’s 1150 km long.First opened in …