Trans Mountain Pipeline Approval Was Right Decision For Canada

This editorial was written in collaboration with Val Litwin, President and CEO of the BC Chamber of Commerce.Recently the government made a difficult decision that we know to be in the best interest of Canadians. The approval of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline is a win for everyone who believes that balanced, evidence-based decision making is crucial to our country’s success.You may not think that a debate over an oil pipeline would have implications for the forest, mining or electricity sectors, or even manufacturing and finance for that matter. But it goes to the heart of whether or not Canada will be able to compete in an increasingly volatile and unpredictable global economy.The divisive nature of the pipeline debates has eroded Canada’s reputation as an economy open for investment. As heads of Chambers of Commerce, we’re hearing too many of our members questioning whether Canada can get …
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