Kent Hehr

Your member of parliament for


Calgary Centre

Kent Hehr

Your member of parliament for


Calgary Centre

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Pipelines

The fact of the matter is that the initiatives taken by the previous government did not help the Alberta oil industry, did not help Albertans, and did not help the workers who are now out of work. What we need is a government that actually restores public confidence and gets our resources to market in responsible, sustainable ways. That is why Canadians elected us. That is what we are going to work very hard to do.Rt. Hon. Justin TrudeauPrime Minister

This is how we build pipelines. We’ve done this by pulling together the needs of the environment and the need for economic growth for the middle class in order to expand our markets and build this nation. Following broad consultation with Canadians and Indigenous peoples, a clear message emerged – that energy and the environment are both sides of the same coin. We have put a price on carbon, we have thousands of good jobs for Albertans and Canadians while putting billions into the Canadian economy.

Energy projects generate significant economic benefits, with major investments in many sectors of the economy, including billions in federal and provincial government revenues, money that can be reinvested in our communities and their priorities — including a clean energy future.

Canadians know that polluting isn’t free. We see the costs of droughts, floods and extreme weather events, but also the effect on our health. Canadians expect polluters to pay because it’s the right thing to do for our kids and grandkids. We are working together with provinces, territories, Indigenous peoples, businesses, communities and all Canadians to build a more sustainable, cleaner, more prosperous economy and create good middle class jobs now and for the future. One part of this is a price on carbon pollution, where money raised from taxing pollution stays in the province and goes towards creating that more prosperous economy and good middle class jobs.

Read the reports and decisions:

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Pipelines Link Official Announcement
This is how we build pipelines. Link Kent on the Announcement
APPROVED
Link Enbridge Pipelines Inc. Line 3
APPROVED
Link Kinder Morgan – Trans Mountain
APPROVED
Link Petronas Pacific NorthWest LNG
APPROVED
Link NOVA Gas – NGTL System Expansion
APPROVED
Link NOVA Gas – Towerbirch Expansion
APPROVED
Link TransCanada – Keystone XL

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