The Trudeau government wants another review of the now-nationalized $4.5 billion project.
trans mountain pipeline
New maritime rules will further devalue oilsands assets.
This government has saddled Albertans with carbon taxes, carbon-emission caps, coal power plant phase-outs, and more.
Holdouts may block projects for strategic reasons, hoping for a better deal.
Bill C-69 would overhaul the assessment process of major energy projects and add new criteria including “gender implications."
Forty-three Indigenous groups completed agreements to support the project.
Higher crude-by-rail rates lead to lower prices for Canadian crude.
The Court also mentioned the potential impact of oil tankers on killer whales.
The largest growth of energy demand is projected to be in China, Southeast Asia and India.
The unpredictable and shaky trade relationship between Canada and the U.S. further exacerbates the need for new pipelines to tidewater.