How the Interprovincial and Trans Mountain Pipelines Were Approved

This presentation was given at Concordia University in the Department of History on April 1, 2022. This is part of my ongoing research on the environmental and social consequences of the construction and operation of long-distance oil pipelines in Canada from the mid-twentieth century to the 1990s. To learn more about this research project, visit

Featured Image: Construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline through Jasper National Park, 1952–3. Source: IP-2e-2-8, Glenbow Archives.

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