Premier John Horgan met with the media yesterday in Victoria to reaffirm his anti pipeline stance on the expansion of the trans mountain pipeline. It was one of the key points during the recent 2017 BC election that Horgan won over BC Liberal Christy Clark who was pro expansion.
Here’s Horgan on the pipeline expansions halt.
“We campaigned with a view to protect and defend our coast, with a view to have economic development take place in a balanced way with in British Columbia, we were consistent at our job we believe as the government of British Columbia is to defend our water, our lands and most importantly our coast.”
Pipeline builder Kinder Morgan said Sunday it is suspending non-essential activities and related spending for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, casting a cloud over the future of the $7.4-billion dollar project.
Time will tell what the future holds as Horgan is facing pressure from the Prime Minister and the Canadian federal government.