What you need to know about Trans Mountain expansion, Globe and Mail ($)

Darryl Dyck • The Canadian Press

A man holds an inflatable of an orca whale above the crowd as protesters opposed to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion listen during a rally ahead of a decision by Liberal cabinet on the project, in Vancouver, on June 9, 2019.

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has been cast as the saviour of Alberta’s energy sector – the single project that can lift the province’s economy out of a persistent slump and send oil prices rebounding.

For Ottawa, it is a key test of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s long-standing promise to champion oil pipelines to find new markets for Alberta crude. And to opponents, it is an existential threat to the environment and the climate. MORE>>

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