The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association (NOMA) represents and lobbies for 37 municipalities in the region. Association president Wendy Landry said local communities should have more say over how fast trains can travel, now that a pipeline through the region is no longer an option.

The new project will involve removing an existing 10-inch diameter pipeline and replacing it with approximately 20 km of new 12-inch pipeline.

TransCanada Corp. has terminated its Energy East pipeline. Girling said the decision was expected to cost the company a $1 billion loss due to the investments it has already made on the project.

Calgary company Hifi is hoping to give a big boost to the pipeline industry and now the Province of Alberta has decided to boost Hifi in its efforts.

In an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Brian Gallant says the proposed project is in jeopardy because the National Energy Board has said it would consider indirect greenhouse gas emissions caused by the project.

TransCanada Corp. has hit pause on its Energy East pipeline, throwing the future of the project in doubt. 

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