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Court challenges, opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion remain after feds’ Appeal Court win

By Laura Ryckewaert      

On Feb. 4, the Federal Court of Appeal struck down one Indigenous-led challenge of the Trans Mountain expansion project’s re-approval, but the pushback continues.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau is pictured speaking with reporters in the West Block on Feb. 4 following the Federal Court of Appeal's dismissal of an Indigenous-led challenge of the government's re-approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Despite the Federal Court of Appeal’s recent dismissal of an Indigenous-led challenge, the pushback against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, now estimated to cost $12.6-billion to complete, continues on multiple fronts.

Laura Ryckewaert

Laura Ryckewaert is a deputy editor at The Hill Times.
- lryckewaert@hilltimes.com


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