Fraser Valley – FVN wants to know how the shutdown of the Trans Mountain Pipeline project will affect you, the skilled worker.
Have you lost your job? Were you informed soon after the Federal Court of Appeal put a major stall in the construction project?
In an email, Trans Mountain said the pipeline had more than 2,000 people working on it, and by the middle of next year it was expected 5,000 people would have been employed.
Last month,Trans Mountain issued a public notice that starting in September and running through December 2020, crews will be preparing a construction worksite for delivery and storage of construction materials and equipment.
That would be located at the south end of the Agassiz Rosedale Bridge (Highway 9).
That would have included stockpiling and staging of pipe, including stockpiling and staging of pipe including stockpiling and staging of pipe including stockpiling and staging of pipe.
Also on the board, installation of temporary office buildings or trailers to support construction crews building the pipeline and associated facilities.
That is all on hold, and may lay dormant for a few years while the entire project is under review and goes back to the NEB for another approval, including consultation with First Nations.