Today, Finance Minister Bill Morneau spoke to the Economic Club of Calgary about the progress being made on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. To date, more than 2,900 workers have been hired and construction is underway in the Greater Edmonton Area, Yellowhead, and at Burnaby Terminal, Westridge Marine Terminal, Edmonton Terminal, and pumping stations along the route. At peak construction there are expected to be 5,500 people employed on sites in Alberta and British Columbia. The goal is to have the Project in service by the later half of 2022.
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