Experts question Alberta power threats to BC as pipeline politics intensify

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at a town hall meeting at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg Wednesday Jan. 31 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at a town hall meeting at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg Wednesday Jan. 31 2018

On Wednesday, Notley convened an emergency cabinet meeting to chart next steps, a signal Alberta may retaliate with its own legal and trade actions that may include interprovincial electricity trade. In response, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley declared February 1 that her government would put a hold on electricity trade talks with British Columbia. He said he will establish an independent scientific advisory panel to study the issue.

Constitutional Ottawa has jurisdiction over federal infrastructure projects like pipelines, but B.C. has a strong legal standing over environmental threats within its borders, Eric Adams, an associate professor in the faculty of law at the University of Alberta specializing in constitutional law, was reported to state. Hundreds of thousands of jobs depend on good trading relationships.

The Alberta and B.C. chambers of commerce as well as the Canadian Chamber of Commerce issued a joint statement Thursday saying the B.C. government is sending the wrong message to investors and diminishing Canada's competitiveness on the global market.

The BC government has a right and responsibility to implement regulations aimed at preventing catastrophic damage from a spill, he added.

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This could potentially jeporadize the construction of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline.

"I think it's important in Canada that we move forward and find ways to protect both our environments and our economies through co-operation and that's always my goal".

The expansion would almost triple the daily amount of Alberta crude going to the West Coast for shipment to Asian markets.

"We had to make tough decisions", Trudeau told a crowd in Nanaimo, B.C., after three hecklers were removed by authorities.

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If I want, I can go, I can come right back to the UFC, I can go fight in the Octagon. "We have many options". That'd be tough for the UFC, since they have yet to pay a fighter a flat amount of eight figures.

He noted at this point, B.C. has just pledged to consult.

Opposition party leaders in Saskatchewan and Alberta also weighed in on the fight.

The province is already challenging the project in Federal Court, arguing that B.C. was not adequately consulted.

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