The federal government recently spent $4.5 billion dollars to purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline, a move that highlights the significant political risk underlying the project’s expansion.
- Walid Hejazi
- The Conversation
The government purchase was required as a last resort because there’s no private sector appetite to bear the risks.
That court ruling made reference to inadequate consultations with Indigenous peoples as a major factor in its decision.
This isn’t surprising.
Many of Canada’s…