(The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of Alberta, Rachel Notley, announced, in Calgary Friday, July 15, 2016, funding to construct the southwest portion of the Calgary Ring Road. The new highway will reduce congestion and commute times, so that Alberta families can spend less time on the road and more time with their loved ones. The ring road will also strengthen the economy and make it easier for people Ð and products Ð to move across the province and the country. Left to right are : TsuutÕina First Nation Chief Roy Whitney, Premier Rachel Notley, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Mayor Calgary Naheed Nenshi. (photography by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
By Brian Lilley
April 9, 2018
He can no longer blame Stephen Harper and the Conservatives, he can no longer claim that he is the man that will get pipelines built.
The announcement by Kinder Morgan that it is suspending all “non-essential spending” on the Trans Mountain pipeline project is the direct result of Justin Trudeau failing to show leadership to get the project completed. As recently as Friday, Trudeau was promising workers in Fort McMurray, Alberta that the pipeline would be built.
“Our government has been unequivocal, this pipeline is in the national interest and will get built,” Trudeau said just two days ago.
Now Kinder Morgan says they are suspending progress on the pipeline and blaming the bickering between British Columbia and Alberta for their decision.
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