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The "Southern Gateway Project"?

There's a big oil pipeline in the works for B.C.

If approved, the new pipeline will carry 500,000 barrels of crude oil from Alberta to the B.C. coast every day. The oil will then be loaded into tankers and shipped to Asia.

If you think this story is about Enbridge's Northern Gateway project -- think again.

Pipeline company Kinder Morgan is considering twinning its Trans Mountain line which runs from Edmonton to Kamloops and on to the coast.

To explain the implications of this project, Daybreak host Chris Walker spoke with Deborah Yedlin -- a business columnist for the Calgary Herald, and CBC contributor.
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Curious about this history of the Trans Mountain line?

This video from the CBC Archives shows a 1953 report from the CBC-TV program Newsmagazine. It shows how the almost $100 million pipeline is a good-news story for oil-hungry markets.

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