Court Victory for Disputed Trans Mountain Pipeline Project

Justin Trudeau | Submar

Court Victory for Disputed Trans Mountain Pipeline Project

Construction on the pipeline expansion began in December. Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge to a controversial pipeline expansion, a victory for the beleaguered project. The court says the federal government held “adequate and meaningful” consultations with indigenous peoples, as required by law. Some indigenous groups had gone to the appellate court

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Canada Approves $5.5bn Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline Project

Canada has approved the Trans Mountain expansion project after a federal court sent it back for review last summer. The Canadian political party Federal Liberals took the rare step last year of buying the pipeline for C$4.5bn to help ensure the project’s survival. Environmentalists and some First Nations fiercely oppose Trans Mountain. Prime Minister Trudeau

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