A bit of history. The 4,600-km Energy East pipeline was to run from Hardisty, Alta., to Saint John, N.B. In the spring of 2014, former Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard argued that as Quebec received equalization payments, it owed it to other provinces to help sell their products.
MOOSOMIN, Sask. — The premiers of Saskatchewan and New Brunswick joined Conservative leader Andrew Scheer on a panel at a rally in rural Saskatchewan on Saturday that was held to draw attention to legislation that would overhaul how major energy projects are assessed.
A couple of hundred vehicles are expected on Parliament Hill as part of the United We Roll convoy, which began in Red Deer, Alta., on Valentine's Day and made its way east over four days with stops for rallies along the way.
Organized by the local Region One Aboriginal Business Association, more than 30 trucks made their way around Lac La Biche and through a couple of neighbouring communities, such as Plamondon, Alta.
Pipelines have been quietly providing most of the energy used in America on a daily basis for nearly a century. That is, until most recently as small, yet very vocal groups of environmentalists have argued pipelines are bad for the environment.
Following several hours of meetings, Chief Na’Moks told reporters Thursday that the agreement is between the chiefs and the RCMP to ensure the safety of the First Nation’s members after 14 arrests were made on Monday when a court injunction was enforced by police.