3 big stories you might have missed on Monday, May 28, 2018
This undated photo provided by the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks on Friday, May 25, 2018, shows a wolf-like animal that was shot on May 16, 2018,. It was originally thought to be a wolf, but doubts arose since the front paw appeared too short and the front claws too long. (Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks via AP)
Published Monday, May 28, 2018 8:59PM EDT
We could soon know what the Liberals plan to do to ensure the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets built, Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives have overtaken Justin Trudeau’s Liberals in ballot tracking, and a mysterious animal has been killed in Montana.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau is expected to announce as early as Tuesday morning what the government plans to do to make sure that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets built.
Kinder Morgan has given Ottawa a Thursday deadline to convince it to proceed with the project, which has received federal approval but faced unyielding opposition from the B.C. government.
For the first time since 2015, Nanos Research has found the federal Conservative Party has pushed ahead of the Liberal Party in polling. The NDP is in a distant third.
The ballot tracking finds Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives are far ahead in Ontario and the Prairies, while the Liberals still lead in Quebec. The parties are tied in B.C.
A Montana rancher shot an animal after it was spotted in a pasture with livestock. It looks like a wolf but officials say its claws and canine teeth are too short.
DNA tests have been ordered to try to find out what species they’re dealing with.