The great pipeline debate: Is it good for the economy?
by Lindsay Kines (feat. Kevin Birn)
Pipeline News North
April 28, 2018
On the day that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project in late 2016, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley hailed the decision as a turning point for her province.
The collapse of oil commodity prices had ushered in a “long dark night” for Albertans, she said, and twinning the 1,150-kilometre pipeline from Edmonton to Burnaby finally promised “some morning light.”
“We are getting a chance to break our landlock,” she said. “We’re getting a chance to sell to China and other new markets at better prices.”...