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Canadian government purchases Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5B  Canadian government purchases Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 billion
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Canada's government has announced plans to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline and related infrastructure for $4.5 billion "Make no mistake, this is an investment in Canada's future," Finance Minister Bill Morneau told a news conference
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  <strong>Canada's government has <a href="http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/liberals-trans-mountain-pipeline-kinder-morgan-1.4681911">announced plans</a> to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline and related infrastructure from Kinder Morgan for $4.5 billion (CBC, US$3.5bn). </strong>
  (Read more about the Trans Mountain pipeline in this <em>WikiTribune </em>story: "<a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/story/2018/02/24/wikiproject-2/canadian-provinces-clash-over-proposed-pipeline-expansion/51339/">Canada torn between First Nations and oil companies as pipeline dispute escalates</a><i>.</i>")
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  The <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trans_Mountain_Pipeline">pipeline carries crude and refined</a> oil from Alberta to the west coast of British Columbia, Canada. It is wholly owned by the Canadian division of <a title="Kinder Morgan Energy Partners" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinder_Morgan_Energy_Partners">Kinder Morgan Energy Partners </a>and has been in use since 1953.
<strong>Canada's government has announced plans to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline and related infrastructure from Kinder Morgan for $4.5 billion (CBC, US$3.5bn).</strong> Finance Minister Bill Morneau said the project was an investment in the country. "Make no mistake, this is an investment in Canada's future," he told a news conference.
The <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trans_Mountain_Pipeline">pipeline carries crude and refined</a> oil from Alberta to the west coast of British Columbia, Canada. It is wholly owned by the Canadian division of <a title="Kinder Morgan Energy Partners" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinder_Morgan_Energy_Partners">Kinder Morgan Energy Partners</a> (Kinder Morgan) and has been in use since 1953.   
Finance Minister Bill Morneau said the project was an investment in the country.  
"Make no mistake, this is an investment in Canada's future," he told a news conference.  
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<li>Read <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/story/2018/02/24/wikiproject-2/canadian-provinces-clash-over-proposed-pipeline-expansion/51339">more about</a> the Trans Mountain pipeline on <em>WikiTribune</em></li>   
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