Alberta launches website aimed at gathering support for Trans Mountain Pipeline


Notley said yesterday that she doesn't want to escalate the feud, but that B.C.'s actions on the Trans Mountain pipeline are illegal and must be reversed.

On Monday, Premier Rachel Notley called reporters to the Legislature media room for yet another impromptu news conferences about the pipeline dispute with B.C.

"I will be resolute in protecting the interests of this great province", he said. "What he's doing is trying to set up a system where it can not get to "yes" and deliberately frustrating it so the project will get cancelled".

It's unclear whether the next steps might include more bans on B.C. goods, and Notley would not elaborate on the options she's considering.

But, Notley, correctly, would not say if or when her government might take such action.

Ottawa may pay lip service to getting Kinder Morgan built - as Trudeau did while he was in Edmonton in early February, but are they honestly prepared to do what it takes?

Customers at Grande Prairie's Vintage Wine & Spirits aren't happy with the Alberta government's boycott on B.C. wine, says Kelly Ross, the owner.

"We've been very clear that this project, the approval, was well within out jurisdiction, and it's going to go ahead", McKenna told CTV's Question Period.

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"We've got a premier who flew back from Asia to try to convince the Asian communities that a final investment decision is warranted on B.C. LNG (liquefied natural gas)", Black said.

On Thursday, the federal government updated its environmental assessment process for energy projects, including a new two-year timeline to approve or deny projects and a commitment to consider Indigenous rights and health, social and economic effects.

One of those critics was Clark. Officials have also said they are committed to the $7.4 billion project despite the latest stumbling blocks.

Female former MPs say the current approach the government and federal parties are taking to deal with the Hill's harassment and the sexual misconduct problem is far better than during their tenure when issues were... This is much bigger than Alberta though - therefore much, much bigger than Strathcona County, which will benefit from the line build, as well.

Ms. Notley and oil industry supporters have urged Mr. Trudeau to spell out clearly how he intends to respond to B.C.'s proposed regulations.

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During last year's provincial election in British Columbia, Premier John Horgan said he would use "every tool available" to stop the Kinder Morgan project.

Notley laughed off a suggestion that it was a political boycott, and said she is not attending in order to keep her focus on tasks at home.