The Trans Mountain pipeline has dominated news slots since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government approved the expansion of the pipeline in 2016. Ever since, there have been legal battles, economic disputes, political discrepancy and public concern around what impact the large energy project could have – especially for the environment.
Despite the recent Federal Court of Appeal rejection of the extension project, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said the Liberal government “remains committed to ensuring the [Trans Mountain pipeline expansion] project proceeds in a manner that protects the public interest.” He added: “That means ensuring the highest level over governance - including environmental protection. It means upholding our commitments with Indigenous peoples and it means responsibly protecting Canada’s and Canadians’ investment.”
You've reached your limit - Register for free now for unlimited access
To read the full story, and get unlimited access to Insurance Business website content, just register for free now. GET STARTED HERE
Already a website member? Log in below.