Opposition Parties Raise Concerns About Trans Mountain Costs

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Opposition Parties Raise Concerns About Trans Mountain Costs

At a news conference in Ottawa, MPs from the Bloc Québécois, NDP, and Green party are joined by representatives from environmental groups to raise concerns about the cost of the federal government’s investment in the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Trans Mountain CEO Ian Anderson announced on February 7 that the cost of the pipeline’s construction will increase from an initial estimate of $7.4 billion to $12.6 billion.

Speaking with reporters are Dogwood campaigns manager Alexandra Woodsworth, NDP environment critic Laurel Collins, Green Parliamentary Leader Elizabeth May, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet, and Greenpeace climate and energy campaigner Patrick Bonin. February 19, 2020)