National Column: Oil pipeline offers Trudeau little political gain

It is a rare government decision that involves a lot of predictable political pain for little obvious electoral gain.

For better or for worse, the approval by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline falls into that category. […]

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National Column: Will Alberta fires tip the pipeline debate?

After a week of debate over the link, or lack thereof, between climate change and the Fort McMurray wildfires, another reality emerges.

When the economic cost of this tragedy is tallied, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is going to be under renewed pressure to approve a pipeline and get oil to market from a province staggering under the weight of historic economic troubles. […]

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Enbridge to hold Morinville open house on pipeline

Morinville residents are getting an opportunity to learn more about the controversial Northern Gateway Project and have their own views heard.

On Oct. 14, Enbridge will be holding an information session in Morinville on the $6.5 billion Northern Gateway Pipeline it is proposing to build to take Alberta crude oil to the B.C. coast for shipment across the Pacific… […]