The elected band councils signed agreements in support of the pipeline.
In November 2018, Canadian heavy oil was sold at 30 per cent of the value of U.S. oil.
The project would create an estimated 15,000 new jobs in Alberta and B.C.
Iraq and Mexico will likely benefit in the race to replace Venezuela’s heavy crude.
The Coastal Gaslink pipeline would stretch from Dawson Creek to Kitimat in B.C.
Unemployment is lower than it’s been in at least 42 years.
Alberta has run nearly uninterrupted deficits since 2008/09.
The province remains in the bottom 30 per cent of ranked jurisdictions worldwide.
The oil price differential is largely due to Canada’s lack of transportation capacity and restricted market access.
The chiefs want the government to shelve two bills currently under Senate review—Bill C-69 and Bill C-48.