Kinder Morgan Canada recently appealed to the National Energy Board to speed up the municipal approval process in Burnaby, B.C., but as time goes on, the company says the project 'may become untenable for TM’s shareholders and lenders to proceed.'
Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna, and Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr listen as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Liberal government has approved Kinder Morgan and Line 3, on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. The Hill Times file photograph
As the clock ticks on regulatory permits, the fate of the Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline becomes less certain.
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'It’s a question of the Crown and its relations with Indigenous people and chiefs. It’s not a question of getting their views to a parliamentary committee,' says Green parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.
Plus, the heritage minister says recommendations made by an expert broadcast review panel will be used to inform a forthcoming government bill, which he expects to table before the House rises this summer.
The three-member working group set up by the House Board of Internal Economy in 2019 to oversee Centre Block’s renovation was disbanded with the last Parliament, and discussions are now underway on its successor.