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Pursuant To Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) February 26, 2021


TC PipeLines, LP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 001-35358 52-2135448
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


700 Louisiana Street, Suite 700  
Houston, TX 77002-2761
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant's telephone number, including area code (877) 290-2772


(Former name or former address if changed since last report)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Units representing limited partner interests TCP New York Stock Exchange


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company ¨


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨






Item 5.07.Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On February 26, 2021, TC PipeLines, LP, a Delaware limited partnership (“TC PipeLines”), convened a special meeting of unitholders (the “Special Meeting”), to vote on the proposal identified in the definitive proxy statement dated January 26, 2021, which was first mailed to TC PipeLines unitholders on or about January 28, 2021.


As of the close of business on January 15, 2021, the record date for the Special Meeting, there were 71,306,396 TC PipeLines common units outstanding and entitled to vote at the Special Meeting. A quorum of 55,605,011 common units was represented virtually or by proxy at the Special Meeting. A summary of the voting results for the following proposal, which is described in detail in the definitive proxy statement, is set forth below:


1.Proposal to approve the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of December 14, 2020, by and among TC PipeLines, TC PipeLines GP, Inc., TC Energy Corporation (“TC Energy”), TransCan Northern Ltd., TransCanada PipeLine USA Ltd., and TCP Merger Sub, LLC, and the transactions contemplated thereby, including the merger (the “Merger Proposal”). The Merger Proposal received the affirmative vote of approximately 70% of the outstanding common units represented at the Special Meeting virtually or by proxy.


Votes For

Votes Against

Votes Abstained

Broker Non-Votes

38,857,061 16,701,747 46,203 0


No other business properly came before the Special Meeting.


Item 8.01.Other Events.


On February 26, 2021, each of TC PipeLines and TC Energy issued a press release announcing the results of the unitholder vote at the Special Meeting. A copy of the TC PipeLines press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)            Exhibits





99.1   Press Release, dated February 26, 2021, issued by TC PipeLines, LP.
104   The cover page of this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  TC PipeLines, LP
  By: TC PipeLines GP, Inc., its general partner
Date: February 26, 2021  
  By: /s/ Jon Dobson
  Name: Jon Dobson
  Title: Secretary