Update on Trans Mountain expansion project permitting process

In total, 1,186 provincial permits are required for the Trans Mountain expansion project, with many involving First Nations consultation. To date: 748 permit applications have been submitted to permitting agencies. Of these, 212 have been approved and permits issued. The remaining 536 submitted permit applications are being reviewed. Another 438 permits have yet to be […]

Premier’s statement on federal government’s Trans Mountain pipeline investor compensation

Premier John Horgan has released the following statement on the federal government’s Trans Mountain pipeline investor compensation: “We are standing up for British Columbia’s environment, economy and our coast against the threat of a bitumen spill, and we are doing so entirely within our rights. “The federal finance minister is trying to use our government as […]

Fraser Institute News Release: Lack of pipelines will cost Canada $15.8 billion this year

A shortage of pipeline capacity is driving down the price of Canadian oil and will cost the country’s energy sector CAD$15.8 billion in lost revenues this year, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “Without adequate pipelines to tidewater ports, Canadian oil producers are forced […]