CALGARY – Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says if British Columbia wants to keep a lid on gasoline prices it should stop opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.
The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would triple the amount of crude flowing from Alberta to a port facility in Burnaby, B.C.
WATCH BELOW: Rachel Notley threatens to cut oil off from BC if pipeline isn’t built
B.C. Premier John Horgan said Thursday he would like to see the federal government take a leadership role in keeping gas prices affordable.
He said the pipeline expansion would not bring down gas prices and will only send bitumen to another jurisdiction.
WATCH BELOW: B.C. gas prices soar again
In Calgary on Friday, Notley accused Horgan’s government of environmental hypocrisy.
She says the pipeline expansion would benefit Alberta and British Columbia.