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Feds delay B.C.-Ottawa child care funding deal amid heightened pipeline dispute

By The Canadian Press
February 14, 2018 - 2:07pm Updated: February 14, 2018 - 5:31pm

VICTORIA — Political hurdles in the form of delays, bans and tolls have been raised in British Columbia in the weeks since the province served notice that it would temporarily ban expanded shipments of bitumen on the Trans Mountain pipeline.

B.C. premier says he won't escalate trade dispute with Alberta over pipeline

By The Canadian Press
February 7, 2018 - 3:45pm Updated: February 7, 2018 - 5:25pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier John Horgan doesn't intend to respond to any provocation from Alberta in the escalating trade dispute over the Trans Mountain pipeline.

Horgan said Wednesday it is not in anyone's interests to fuel the spat between the two provinces.

Protesters filled the bleachers inside VIU's gym on Friday during Prime Minister Trudeau's visit, with protests staged outside as well.
Protesters filled the bleachers inside VIU's gym on Friday during Prime Minister Trudeau's visit, with protests staged outside as well. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Canada's place in the world questioned at Prime Minister's confrontational visit to Nanaimo

By Spencer Sterritt and the Canadian Press
February 2, 2018 - 5:15pm

NANAIMO — Not a single question was answered at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's rowdy town hall event on Friday without someone shouting about the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.

The Canadian Press

B.C. creates more uncertainty for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with new restrictions

By The Canadian Press
January 30, 2018 - 5:14pm

CALGARY - The B.C. government is creating more uncertainty around Kinder Morgan Inc.'s Trans Mountain expansion project with a proposal to restrict any increase in diluted bitumen shipments until it conducts more spill response studies.

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