Pipeline and energy policy has long been a controversial topic in Canada. Considering the unease over the environmental effects of pipeline construction, in addition to concerns from indigenous communities over land rights, public attitude towards major energy pipelines is quickly changing.
What is Canada’s pipeline policy? In addition, what are the different viewpoints associated with its role in the Canadian Economy? What economic and political ramifications has Canada seen with their current situation on Trans-Mountain Energy East and the Alberta-BC dispute?