According to a recent mailout notice, the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is scheduled to be completed in the North Thompson Valley in December 2022.
What will its legacy be — hundreds, maybe thousands, of laid-off workers applying for employment insurance?
Maybe they will fill some of the vacancies in the service industry?
I suspect finding wage equivalency will be difficult.
I am saddened and disappointed that land and water protectors, landowners and communities have been bribed into partnership/mutual benefit agreements with this short-sighted project.
If only Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had the foresight to buy Canadian taxpayers a mega-project that created sustainable employment opportunities and didn’t leave a mega-carbon footprint.