September 29, 2021 – Reuters
Enbridge's long-delayed Line 3 oil pipeline project to start up Oct. 1
By: Nia Williams
However, the project was celebrated by trade unions, whose members benefited from thousands of jobs during construction, and Canada's energy sector, which in the past has struggled with pipeline bottlenecks that depressed the price of Canadian crude and contributed to an exodus of foreign capital.
"This is a huge boost to the industry," said Martin King, an analyst at RBN Energy. He said projected growth in Canada's oil sands suggests the industry will need only one more major pipeline expansion, which will be the Canadian government-owned Trans Mountain expansion to the west coast.