Trudeau government asks NEB to reconsider Trans Mountain - National Observer

The government has issued a new order to the NEB to "reconsider its recommendations as they are relevant to project-related marine shipping," the board announced Friday.

"The NEB is confident that we will be able to complete this work within the required timeline," it said in a statement.

Court quashes Trudeau’s approval of Trans Mountain pipeline - National Observer

The Federal Court of Appeal has quashed the federal government’s approval of the troubled Trans Mountain expansion project, after concluding that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet made its decision without considering all evidence and failing in its legal duty to consult First Nations.

The decision, announced Aug. 30, is the first major court defeat for the project, requiring the government to ask the federal energy regulator or its successor to redo a federal environmental evaluation and correct a “critical” mistake it made to ignore the consequences of increased oil tanker traffic off the coast of British Columbia.

‘Directly Affected’: Timely Film Looks at the Madness of Trans Mountain

When Zack Embree started production on his film Directly Affected: Pipeline Under Pressure, he had certain notions about his country.

“I grew up believing a story about Canada,” he says. “That we were a caring country that prided itself on being fair, democratic, and responsible… And that when it came down to it, we as a nation would do right by the world, even if it wasn’t easy.”

When Embree lost his job teaching art to people on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, he began to research climate change.

New documentary looks at ups and downs of pipeline fight

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Taking the pipeline fight to the big screen. A new documentary is looking at the resistance movement against Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion.

“Directly Affected: Pipeline Under Pressure” is the work of Vancouver filmmaker Zack Embree. He spent the last four years documenting the ups and downs of those against the project.