“We said we would get the pipeline built and we are getting it built,” she said, flanked by her celebratory caucus at a Tuesday news conference overlooking the Alberta Legislature. “We said we would meet the deadline. We met the deadline.”

Indigenous people in BC continue to support the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline as the saga over the pipeline project unfolds.

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says, “Ottawa is very serious and in determined discussions with Alberta and with Kinder Morgan”, adding that the three parties are communicating on a daily basis.

"It's important because up until this point the only people whose voices were really being heard were the anti-industry, anti-prosperity, environmentalist people," said the organizer of the Rally 4 Resources in Kamloops, James Robson.

Chief Judy Wilson of the Neskonlith Indian Band, and Rueben George of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation Sacred Trust will make a presentation on the Indigenous opposition to the Trans Mountain project.

A Fraser Institute Report shows Canada’s energy sector will lose about $15.8-billion this year — that’s approximately 0.7 per cent of the national GDP.

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