Amarjeet Sohi, one of three Liberal MPs hailing from Alberta, was appointed natural resources minister by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday. He replaces Jim Carr, who was shifted to the international trade file.
Enbridge said on Wednesday that the assets being sold include 3,550 kilometres of pipelines and 19 processing plants located in the Montney, Peace River Arch, Horn River and Liard basin exploration regions of Alberta and British Columbia.
The federal regulator responsible for pipelines is seeking an outside company to monitor online chatter en masse and aggregate the data in an effort to detect security risks ahead of time.
TransCanada held an open house at the Galloway Museum in Edson on Tuesday, June 19. The company provided information on three proposed projects in the province.
Last week, Ottawa announced it was going to invest $4.5 billion to buy Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain oil pipeline, a deal which doesn’t include all the money needed to twin that pipeline.