Federal decision to buy Trans Mountain pipeline sparks social media reaction

Reaction was swift Tuesday to the federal government's decision to buy Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline project for $4.5 billion.

Reaction was swift to the federal government's decision

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau updates the media on the talks involving the plans for Trans Mountain pipeline extension during a briefing in Toronto on Tuesday, April, 11, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press)

Reaction was swift to the federal government's decision to buy the Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline project for $4.5 billion today.

Here is a sample of some of the conversation on social media.