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Alberta premier calls B.C. bitumen ban an ‘unconstitutional attack’

British Columbia will face consequences for its ban on increased shipments of diluted bitumen, according to Alberta’s premier. Rachel Notley called an emergency cabinet meeting January 31, one day...

Kinder Morgan denied tunnel through Burnaby Mountain

Kinder Morgan has been denied its request to start construction on a tunnel through Burnaby Mountain, the National Energy Board announced Friday (December 22). As part of its $7.4-billion Trans...

Fourteen-storey non-market rental tower, 47-storey mixed-use tower coming to Metrotown

The Metrotown skyline is going to change when a new 14-storey apartment building and a 47-storey mixed use tower are built. The apartment building will be unlike other towers that have popped up in...

Lawsuit against Kinder Morgan begins in appeals court this week

A lawsuit that could potentially disrail Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion project began this week in the Federal Court of Appeal. The consolidated case, which includes seven First Nations...

Kinder Morgan conducts tank farm drill as part of NEB’s 157 conditions

Kinder Morgan carried out a full-scale emergency response exercise at its Burnaby terminal September 20 as part of one of the National Energy Board’s conditions for the Trans Mountain expansion...

Metrotown ‘true downtown’ plan passes in spite of protests

The city of Burnaby is moving forward with its plans to make Metrotown the city’s “true downtown.” Burnaby city council unanimously passed the controversial Metrotown development plan – a mass...

City of Burnaby to appeal Kinder Morgan decision before Christmas

The City of Burnaby is joining forces with a handful of First Nations, non-governmental agencies and cities to appeal the federal cabinet’s approval of the proposed Trans Mountain expansion project...

NEB’s Kinder Morgan report is ‘fluff,’ says Burnaby city lawyer

The National Energy Board’s report on Kinder Morgan’s proposal to twin the Trans Mountain pipeline is...

Ban on cetacean breeding flounders

Outgoing Vision park board commissioner Sarah Blyth’s motion to ban the breeding of cetaceans in captivity at the Vancouver Aquarium fell short November 24