Darryl Dyck • The Canadian Press
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>>