The province has introduced the Preserving Canada's Economic Prosperity Act, new legislation it says would give the province the power it needs to restrict the export of natural gas, crude oil and refined fuels across its borders.
Heyman said the government would consider court action if the legislation were to cause gasoline prices in B.C.to spike.
Eby said the B.C. government is expecting to announce shortly that it has filed a reference case to the courts to determine if it has jurisdiction over the pipeline in the province.
The prime minister said he's open to taking additional steps to address environmental concerns raised by Horgan, but the B.C. premier said he's still anxious about the impacts an oil spill could have on Canada's west coast.
The new legislation, Bill 12, is in response to B.C.'s opposition to the $7.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but could be used in the future in disputes with other provinces. "We are very committed to putting pressure on B.C.to come around and focus on what this pipeline actually means".
The act is expected to impact the cost of gas in B.C., a province already dealing with record-breaking prices at the pumps. Breaching the licence requirements would bring a fine of $10 million a day. This was presumably a reference to what she thinks will happen to gasoline and heating prices in the Vancouver area if Alberta launches the trade sanctions it's been threatening against the province next door, which Bill 12 is meant to allow it to do.
Last month, the price of gas reached 156.9 cents per litre in parts of Metro Vancouver, breaking a record set in June 2014.
"At first glance it could have economic consequences on our industry and Alberta's economy, including potential employment depending on scope and timelines", Klassen said in an email.
About 80,000 barrels a day of refined fuels go to British Columbia.
Kinder Morgan's existing Trans Mountain pipeline supplies Vancouver and the surrounding region with as much as 60% of its refined products, as well as the area's only refinery, the 55,000 bpd facility owned by Parkland Fuel.
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In Ottawa, Conservative MPs demanded and got approval for an emergency debate on the Trans Mountain project Monday night.
McCuaig-Boyd said the delays to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will cost the Canadian economy $40 million a day. Trudeau on Sunday repeated his pledges that the pipeline will get built and said he'd instructed Finance Minister Bill Morneau to start a "formal financial discussion" with Kinder Morgan to hedge the project's risk.
Notley called the meeting "good progress".
The organisation said that already capital investment has been flowing south to the USA and to other global markets - and that means lost jobs for Albertans and Canadians, lost revenue for innovation and technology development, lost tax revenues for social programs, health care and education.
At the same time, the stakes rose for pipeline protesters as prosecutors said charges would be upgraded from civil to criminal, and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, president of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, said in a statement that the pipeline will never be built.
The bill doesn't actually mention "B.C.", but the references to Alberta don't leave much doubt about what it's created to do.
But Trudeau's message was the opposite of the sentiments shared Monday by B.C. Indigenous leaders, MPs and mayors.
Kinder Morgan Canada said it had no comment on the bill, though company CEO Ian Anderson said in February that the company wouldn't look to shut off supplies along the pipeline because it was impractical and not commercially feasible. The power would be kept in reserve, ready for immediate use to fight any escalation of British Columbia (BC) government resistance against Trans Mountain.
Kinder Morgan Canada (TSX:KML) has given the federal government until May 31 to provide the "clarity" in needs to proceed, and has warned it may pull the plug on the project.