The Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline debate finally exploded. Kinder Morgan announced a pause on all non-essential construction and will cancel the project by May 31st if it doesn’t extract guarantees from the federal and provincial governments. Naturally, everyone responded calmly and rationally – just kidding!
Then, we take a diversion from pipelines to talk with criminal defence attorney Kyla Lee about issues with alcohol and drug impaired driving laws in BC.
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Segment 1: Let the Western bastards freeze in the dark
There’s literally too many stories to link, here are just a few.
- Judge suggests MPs May & Stewart should face criminal charges
- Alberta wants transfer payments to BC halted
- Trudeau to return from Peru for meeting with Notley & Horgan
- Some of the more absurd responses being floated
I wouldn’t approve major pipeline projects if I wasn’t confident they could be done safely. And they can be done safely because we’ve made a massive investment in protecting our oceans and coastlines – in BC and across the country. pic.twitter.com/rHXmhACp5n
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) April 12, 2018
Segment 2: “Blood draws in the back of police cars”
- Kyla Lee’s blog on the lack of action on immediate roadside prohibitions
- New cell phone distracted driving rules pitched
- Unbiased policing consultation (closes April 16 at 4 pm)