Regina Chamber of Commerce pleased with result of Trans Mountain Pipeline appeal – 620 CKRM.com

Regina Chamber of Commerce pleased with result of Trans Mountain Pipeline appeal – 620 CKRM.com

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202081 Views

February 05, 2020

The Regina Chamber of Commerce is encouraged to hear the Trans Mountain Pipeline survived another legal hurdle after Tuesday’s Federal Court of Appeal decision.

The court decided the federal government had followed steps to consult with First Nations groups involved with the project’s path despite a group of four First Nations coming together saying they were not consulted.

Chamber CEO John Hopkins said with crews in place, it’s about time this project begins construction.

“It’s important to the Canadian economy and it really sends the message out that we are serious about building the western Canadian economy in terms of getting this pipeline done.”

Hopkins said while the pipeline doesn’t run through Saskatchewan, it does help the province by taking capacity away from the existing system.

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