A new pipeline project is in the works to fill the high demand for natural gas in Chatham-Kent. Union Gas held a public information session for the Chatham-Kent Rural Pipeline Project on Tuesday at the Old Czech Hall in Dresden.

A new ground-breaking agreement aims to put residents to work on the Mountain Valley energy project, which will distribute natural gas through pipelines from West Virginia to Virginia.

The governments of Alberta and British Columbia are waging an intense trade dispute over the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, which would run between Edmonton and Burnaby.

The Laborers’ International Union of North America, which represents 100,000 construction workers in Canada, used government data to determine 2,500 construction jobs in B.C. were filled by foreign workers given permits via the International Mobility Program in 2015 and 2016.

"This partnership reinforces LIUNA's commitment to recruit and train as many Virginia residents as possible to work on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline," said Dennis Martire, vice president and regional manager of LIUNA Mid-Atlantic.

Legend has it that a well-known saying originated in an American inquiry into a major transportation incident. As the story goes, a farmer was testifying about an accident he witnessed while out working in the fields.

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