Alliance politicians in Canada plans to stop the expansion of the Trans Mountain

© AP Photo / Nati Naket. Archival photoAlliance politicians in Canada plans to stop the expansion of the Trans Mountain© AP Photo / Nati Harnik

New democratic party of British Columbia in Canada and the green party intend to fight the extension of the pipeline to Trans Mountain, said in a statement Democrats.

Both parties signed a cooperation agreement, in order to form in the canadian province of Parliament of the minority after the elections revealed no clear winner.

The parties stated that they will use every tool available to stop the expansion of the pipeline, without specifying, however, what can be discussed.

As reported by the Canadian Press, Prime Minister of the canadian province of Alberta, Rachel Notley warned against attempts to block the project, which meets the interests including residents of British Columbia.

«Mark my words, this pipeline will be constructed. The decision is taken,» she said. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also reiterated its support to the project.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Kinder Morgan held an initial public offering (IPO) of its canadian division for 1.75 billion canadian dollars (1.3 billion U.S. dollars), the proceeds of which will be spent on the expansion project Trans Mountain pipeline.

The project is worth 7.4 billion canadian dollars implies an increase in pipeline capacity between Edmonton in Alberta and Burnaby, British Columbia, from 300 thousand to 890 thousand barrels per day. Beginning of works is planned for autumn 2017, with first delivery in December 2019.

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