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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. 

  

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Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Bloomberg's Theo Argitis and PMO chief of staff Ray Novak.
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The PMO's outgoing Director of Communications Jason MacDonald.
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PMO executive assistant Stephen Staley, PMO special assistant Myles Atwood, and Tory Party national campaign manager Jenni Byrne.
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PMO deputy chief of staff Howard Anglin and Postmedia's Stephen Maher.
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The Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete with the man of the hour, Jason MacDonald.
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The Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles.
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CBC's Chris Hall and Melissa Lantsman, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's director of communications.
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Michael White, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's policy director.

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