Trans Mountain pipeline

Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project construction in the back field at Vedder Middle School in Chilliwack on July 29, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

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  • Aug 29, 2022

 

Trans Mountain says they are done in stream construction work at the Coquihalla river and that no salmon were impeded by their work despite Protect the Planet claiming otherwise. (Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)

VIDEO: Hope advocacy group ‘heartbroken’ by DFO’s lack of response to pipeline work in river

Protect the Planet says DFO failed to protect the vulnerable salmon run in the Coquihalla River

 

DFO were aware in November that Trans Mountain work in the Coquihalla River would permanently alter salmon and trout spawning grounds. (Submitted photo)

Trans Mountain construction was green-lit with permit, despite early salmon run near Hope

Advocacy group Protect the Planet discovered and raised the alarm about the dead salmon near Hope

 

DFO were aware in November that Trans Mountain work in the Coquihalla River would permanently alter salmon and trout spawning grounds. (Submitted photo)

Trans Mountain construction was green-lit with permit, despite early salmon run near Hope

Advocacy group Protect the Planet discovered and raised the alarm about the dead salmon near Hope

DFO were aware in November that Trans Mountain work in the Coquihalla River would permanently alter salmon and trout spawning grounds. (Submitted photo)
Protect the Planet sent out images, videos and a press release documenting a reported early spawning season in the Coquihalla River in Hope. They want the government to intervene and stop the construction process of the Trans Mountain pipeline. (Submitted photo)

B.C. Green MLA calls for protection of Hope’s Coquihalla River salmon population

Trans Mountain says they are following all regulations and has ‘taken great care’ at river site

Protect the Planet sent out images, videos and a press release documenting a reported early spawning season in the Coquihalla River in Hope. They want the government to intervene and stop the construction process of the Trans Mountain pipeline. (Submitted photo)
Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project construction in the back field at Vedder Middle School in Chilliwack on July 29, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

September looms for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion work in Chilliwack school fields

Pipeline runs through sports fields at Vedder Middle and Watson Elementary in Sardis

Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project construction in the back field at Vedder Middle School in Chilliwack on July 29, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Protect the Planet sent out images, videos and a press release documenting a reported early spawning season in the Coquihalla River in Hope. They want the government to intervene and stop the construction process of the Trans Mountain pipeline. (Submitted photo)

Group claims Trans Mountain pipeline construction killing salmon near Hope

Trans Mountain project at Coquihalla River has permission to divert stream to replace, twin pipeline

Protect the Planet sent out images, videos and a press release documenting a reported early spawning season in the Coquihalla River in Hope. They want the government to intervene and stop the construction process of the Trans Mountain pipeline. (Submitted photo)
Owls, salamanders and others at risk with habitat destruction expected near Bridal Falls with Trans Mountain pipeline construction. (Protect the Planet)

Environmental groups seek protection from habitat destruction at pipeline site near Chilliwack

TMX contractors ‘cleared area of migratory, nesting birds and rare amphibians’ groups claim

Owls, salamanders and others at risk with habitat destruction expected near Bridal Falls with Trans Mountain pipeline construction. (Protect the Planet)
The latest activity in Hope on the Trans Mountain Pipeline is along Old Hope Princeton Way at the Coquihalla River. (Jessica Peters/Hope Standard)

Pipeline construction in Hope will divert Coquihalla River this month

Trans Mountain says they will restore Coquilhalla River after replacing and adding pipeline section

The latest activity in Hope on the Trans Mountain Pipeline is along Old Hope Princeton Way at the Coquihalla River. (Jessica Peters/Hope Standard)
Hard-working red-breasted sapsucker parents swap out of a nest on a spring 2022 Saturday morning in a rural area east of Chilliwack. (Community Nest Finding Network photo)

Mating woodpeckers put a halt to multi-billion-dollar TMX oil pipeline expansion work in Chilliwack

‘This sapsucker mama stopped them with our help’ – Sara Ross with the Community Nest Finding Network

Hard-working red-breasted sapsucker parents swap out of a nest on a spring 2022 Saturday morning in a rural area east of Chilliwack. (Community Nest Finding Network photo)
Hikers will be turned away from Hope’s Dragon Back trail during a couple of closures to accommodate heli-logging operations. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Heli-logging causing limited closures of Hope’s Dragon Back trail

The trail is closed June 20 to 23 and July 4 to 7, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. each time

Hikers will be turned away from Hope’s Dragon Back trail during a couple of closures to accommodate heli-logging operations. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
A sign posted at the Hope Lookout Mountain trail head warns hikers of Trans Mountain pipeline construction ahead. Noise pollution will be a new issue over the next three to four weeks as blasting occurs. (Facebook photo)

Trans Mountain pipeline project moves ahead with blasting around Hope

The District of Hope sent out a notice warning residents to expect noise the next 3-4 weeks

A sign posted at the Hope Lookout Mountain trail head warns hikers of Trans Mountain pipeline construction ahead. Noise pollution will be a new issue over the next three to four weeks as blasting occurs. (Facebook photo)
The future site of the Richmond Hill multi-use pathway in Hope, funded by the Community Benefit Agreement between the District of Hope and Trans Mountain. (Trans Mountain photo)

New $500,000 trail in Hope to be built with Trans Mountain funding

Community Benefit Agreement helps district create crosstown trail for all users

The future site of the Richmond Hill multi-use pathway in Hope, funded by the Community Benefit Agreement between the District of Hope and Trans Mountain. (Trans Mountain photo)
Construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline is pictured near Hope, B.C., Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. Protesters against the federally-owned Trans Mountain pipeline gathered outside the Vancouver Art Gallery on Saturday to show the government and investors that opposition to the project is still strong and they believe funding it would be a “risky investment.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Indigenous leaders, protesters gather in Vancouver to oppose Trans Mountain pipeline

Federal government said in February that no more public money would go toward the pipeline

Construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline is pictured near Hope, B.C., Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. Protesters against the federally-owned Trans Mountain pipeline gathered outside the Vancouver Art Gallery on Saturday to show the government and investors that opposition to the project is still strong and they believe funding it would be a “risky investment.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
An aerial view of the Trans Mountain marine terminal in Burnaby, B.C., is shown on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. British Columbia has amended the conditions of its environmental assessment certificate for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and told the federal government it still has concerns about its response to potential marine oil spills. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

B.C. adds conditions for Trans Mountain expansion, ministers say concerns remain

Shoreline cleanup, sunken and submerged oil, co-ordinating volunteers, and wildlife areas of concern

An aerial view of the Trans Mountain marine terminal in Burnaby, B.C., is shown on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. British Columbia has amended the conditions of its environmental assessment certificate for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and told the federal government it still has concerns about its response to potential marine oil spills. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
Construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline is seen under way in Kamloops, B.C., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. A year after construction was allowed to restart on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, it's chief executive says it is on budget and on schedule for completion by the end of 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Indigenous groups still aim to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, even as costs soar

Construction costs of the expansion have ballooned by 70 per cent to $21.4 billion

Construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline is seen under way in Kamloops, B.C., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. A year after construction was allowed to restart on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, it's chief executive says it is on budget and on schedule for completion by the end of 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline is pictured near Hope, B.C., Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. The projected cost of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has nearly doubled. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Cost of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion soars 70% to $21.4 billion

The 1,150 km Trans Mountain pipeline carries 300,000 barrels of oil per day

Construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline is pictured near Hope, B.C., Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. The projected cost of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has nearly doubled. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline is pictured near Hope, B.C., Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Indigenous non-profit looks to acquire ownership of Trans Mountain Pipeline

Nesika Services calls itself a grassroots, community-led group of Alberta and B.C. communities

Construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline is pictured near Hope, B.C., Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline is pictured near Hope, B.C., Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. The precautionary shut down of the Trans Mountain pipeline continues, but British Columbia’s gasoline supply is secure for now. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Trans Mountain pipeline set to restart after weeks shutdown

The pipeline was shut down by the Nov. 14 atmospheric river

Construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline is pictured near Hope, B.C., Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. The precautionary shut down of the Trans Mountain pipeline continues, but British Columbia’s gasoline supply is secure for now. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Electrical transmission lines are seen south of Chesley, Ont., on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. Investigators at the Alberta Utilities Commission want a probe into what they say is illegal behaviour by one of the province’s largest companies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

Alberta Utilities Commission investigators want probe of ATCO dealings on TMX camps

Investigators at the Alberta Utilities Commission are asking the regulator to look…

Electrical transmission lines are seen south of Chesley, Ont., on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. Investigators at the Alberta Utilities Commission want a probe into what they say is illegal behaviour by one of the province’s largest companies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel