Government of Canada to intervene in Trans Mountain Pipeline reference
May 3, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Department of Justice Canada
Today, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, issued the following statement:
“The Government of Canada will intervene in the constitutional reference question filed by the Government of British Columbia under the BC Constitutional Questions Act.
“We are confident in Parliament’s jurisdiction and will intervene on the question in order to defend our clear jurisdiction over interprovincial pipelines.”
The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Q.C., M.P.
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
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