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B.C. still a barrier to Northern Gateway following Clark’s victory

But the latest announcement from both Alberta and B.C. leaders shows signs of progress for pipeline proposals.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Northern Gateway pipeline talk: Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, pictured in this file photo on the Hill, says that the federal government is in agreement with British Columbia on four of its five conditions for Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline, but the issue of revenue sharing ‘is for conversations between the provinces who own the resources.’

The federal government appears to be going out of its way to meet some of the conditions laid out by B.C. Premier Christy Clark for her province’s approval of the Northern Gateway Pipeline, but future heavy oil projects to the Pacific Coast will require further negotiations with industry and the Alberta government. Last week's Council of the Federation confirmed that those negotiations have begun. 

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B.C. still a barrier to Northern Gateway following Clark’s victory

But the latest announcement from both Alberta and B.C. leaders shows signs of progress for pipeline proposals.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Northern Gateway pipeline talk: Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, pictured in this file photo on the Hill, says that the federal government is in agreement with British Columbia on four of its five conditions for Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline, but the issue of revenue sharing ‘is for conversations between the provinces who own the resources.’

The federal government appears to be going out of its way to meet some of the conditions laid out by B.C. Premier Christy Clark for her province’s approval of the Northern Gateway Pipeline, but future heavy oil projects to the Pacific Coast will require further negotiations with industry and the Alberta government. Last week's Council of the Federation confirmed that those negotiations have begun. 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lockdown on the Hill, Oct. 22 Oct. 22, 2014

Anne Marie Creskey

NDP MPs on Wednesday morning at the corner of Metcalfe and Wellington streets outside the Langevin Block, where the prime minister has an office, across the street from Parliament Hill. They include Rosane Doré Lefebvre, far left, Hélène Laverdière, second from right, and Charlie Angus, far right. 

Anne Marie Creskey

NDP MP Charlie Angus and other MPs wait in front of the prime minister's office at Langevin Block, after leaving the Hill on Wednesday morning. 

Anne Marie Creskey

Ottawa Police Service officers on Parliament Hill at around 10:45 a.m.

Anne Marie Creskey

Ottawa Police cars on Wellington Street in front of the Hill on the morning of the attack.

Anne Marie Creskey

An armoured police vehicle on Metcalfe Street headed toward the Hill.

Anne Marie Creskey

More police arrive on Wellington Street.

Anne Marie Creskey

RCMP officers on Sparks Street between Elgin and Metcalfe streets on Wednesday morning. Surroundings buildings were locked down and later evacuated. 

Anne Marie Creskey

Reporters and camera crews are pushed back to the corner of Sparks and Metcalfe streets.

Anne Marie Creskey

The prime minister's office in the Langevin Block is evacuated.

Anne Marie Creskey

Police with a stretcher on Sparks Street.

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