Dear John: Alberta launches petition to BC's Premier Horgan in pipeline fight

NDP supporter Richard Troy waits for the convention to get underway during the 2016 NDP Federal Convention in Edmonton on Friday

NDP supporter Richard Troy waits for the convention to get underway during the 2016 NDP Federal Convention in Edmonton on Friday

On Monday, almost a week after announcing her ban on B.C. wine imports, Notley told reporters she's giving the federal government some time to reason with her West Coast neighbours on the thorny issue of Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion.

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she wants progress within days from Ottawa in resolving a pipeline dispute with British Columbia, or her government will look at further retaliatory measures. "We've gotten the attention of federal officials". Albertans spent $72 million (wholesale) on B.C. wine past year, with over 90 per cent of all Canadian wine sold in our province coming from B.C.

On Monday, United Conservative Party opposition leader Jason Kenney urged Notley to call an "emergency session" of the provincial Legislature to discuss the Trans Mountain pipeline.

In response, Alberta stopped talks on plans to buy electricity from B.C. Notley later announced a province-wide ban on B.C. wine imports, effective immediately.

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Notley said the next step would involve creating "online tools" asking people to sign up to deliver their message to key political figures, and to share their own stories.

Kenney commended the Premier for appointing a Task Force to advise government on the issue, but argued if the government was willing to seek input from lobbyists, bankers and academics, it was also time also seek input from Alberta's elected representatives. He said B.C. has not taken any delaying action but has merely signalled an intention to consult its citizens over the project's risks.

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Late last month, B.C.'s environment minister announced the province would be gathering public feedback about a number of potential pipeline-related regulations.

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$1.5 billion Oceans Protection Plan is off the table if the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is halted.

Tombe said B.C. does not have a legal leg to stand on, in its authority to restrict oil from Alberta.

On Monday the minister was asked whether he would consider a military response to ensure the pipeline goes through; in 2016, Carr was forced to apologize for suggesting that the federal government was prepared to respond with military and police force if opponents broke the law to block oil pipeline projects in Western Canada.

"The overarching theme here is that BC is not open for business, the goal posts are no longer understandable and people just won't invest here and I think Horgan needs to be very cautious on how he moves forward on this". "That is simply not an option", he told the Commons.

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