-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, UxOw7cG33iEKQ/gOwe6NoZPPM8Egkwl4bV24oDwMxVzWx1HMXiukt92bDobenurW a2GWTowyMFe07nMqqaAiUA== 0001263291-11-000011.txt : 20110222 0001263291-11-000011.hdr.sgml : 20110221 20110218194034 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001263291-11-000011 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 6-K PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 2 CONFORMED PERIOD OF REPORT: 20110218 FILED AS OF DATE: 20110222 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20110218 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: TRANSCANADA PIPELINES LTD CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000099070 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION [4922] IRS NUMBER: 522179728 FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 6-K SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 001-08887 FILM NUMBER: 11626106 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 450 -1ST STREET SW STREET 2: P O BOX 1000 STATION M CITY: CALGARY ALBERTA STATE: A0 ZIP: T2P 5H1 BUSINESS PHONE: 4039206411 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 450 I STREET SW CITY: CALGARY ALBERTA STATE: A0 ZIP: T2P 5H1 6-K 1 form6ktcpl02182011.htm FORM 6-K OF TRANSCANADA PIPELINES LIMITED form6ktcpl02182011.htm

Washington, D.C.  20549


Report of Foreign Private Issuer

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of February 2011

Commission File No. 1-8887

TransCanada PipeLines Limited
(Translation of Registrant's Name into English)

450 – 1 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2P 5H1, Canada
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

Form 20-F¨  Form 40-F þ

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ¨

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):  ¨

Exhibit 99.1 to this report, filed on Form 6-K, shall be incorporated by reference into the following Registration Statement under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, of the registrant: Form F-9 (Reg. No. 333-163641).




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, thereunto duly authorized.

Date: February 18, 2011

/s/ Donald R. Marchand
Donald R. Marchand
Executive Vice-President and
Chief Financial Officer
/s/ G. Glenn Menuz
G. Glenn Menuz
Vice-President and Controller




Schedule of earnings coverage calculations at December 31, 2010.

EX-99.1 2 exhibit991tcpl02182011.htm SCHEDULE OF EARNINGS COVERAGE CALCULATIONS exhibit991tcpl02182011.htm  

TransCanada PipeLines Limited
DECEMBER 31, 2010

The following financial ratios have been calculated on a consolidated basis for the respective 12 month period ended December 31, 2010 and are based on unaudited financial information.  The financial ratios have been calculated based on financial information prepared in accordance with Canadian generally accepted accounting principles.  The following ratios have been prepared based on net income:

December 31, 2010
Earnings coverage on long-term debt
2.4 times
Earnings coverage on long-term debt and
First Preferred Shares
2.4 times