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Political reaction swift to Canada’s decision to spend $4.5 billion on Trans Mountain pipeline



Annette Francis
APTN News
While the federal government believes the $4.5 billion purchase of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline is good for Canada, federal opposition parties don’t quite agree.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau said the project is approved, and will go-ahead on schedule.

But one party says the project is saddling taxpayers with an unnecessary financial burden – another says Indigenous rights are being trampled on.

Here is the latest from Ottawa.

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One Response to “Political reaction swift to Canada’s decision to spend $4.5 billion on Trans Mountain pipeline”

  1. Rick.val@hotmail.com'
    Rick Willar May 30, 2018 at 2:30 am #

    The world is changing fast. But gas and oil are still needed. Ottawa did the right thing. Let’s move on and get this built.