It may surprise some to know that the Trans Mountain oil pipeline that transports oil from central Alberta to a terminal in Burnaby, B.C. has been operating safely since 1959, with zero tanker spills in that time. With the pipeline’s expansion, shipments will increase, resulting in jobs and economic benefits for British Columbia and the rest of Canada. Meanwhile Canada’s vital coastal waters remain protected by our country’s high standards for marine safety and investments to further enhance spill response.
By the Numbers: Trans Mountain and West Coast Marine Safety
World class marine safety measures help ensure Canada realizes the benefits of oil exports.