Federal Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi Wednesday reiterated his government’s position that it is not prepared to set a timeline for consultation with Indigenous groups affected by the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
November 15, 2018, 3:22 AM MST
The National Energy Board (NEB) has revised the timetable for its reconsideration of the Trans Mountain expansion, extending by 15 days the deadline for intervenors, other than federal agencies, to file evidence and opening statements.
November 14, 2018, 3:18 AM MST
Companies applying to the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for certain Public Lands Act approvals that require Indigenous engagement now will be subject to a new streamlined process that should reduce approval times.
November 8, 2018, 3:20 AM MST
The National Energy Board (NEB) will hear oral traditional evidence on its reconsideration of the Trans Mountain expansion project Nov. 19-23 in Calgary.
November 8, 2018, 9:28 AM MST
The chief executive of the Canada West Foundation offered a glimmer of hope for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion but warned about the pending legislation that will shake up how major projects are approved in Canada.
October 24, 2018, 6:51 AM MDT
Kwispaa LNG has entered the next phase of project development with the submission of the project description to the regulatory authorities.
October 17, 2018, 7:21 AM MDT
More men are wary about mentoring women since the #MeToo movement began dominating headlines more than a year ago.
October 12, 2018, 12 AM MDT
For veteran LNG executive Victor Ojeda, building relationships with Indigenous peoples before submitting a liquefied natural gas project description to regulatory authorities is critical.
October 12, 2018, 12 AM MDT
While diversity is important to the Canadian energy industry, it won’t benefit from having those diverse perspectives until there is an environment where persons are empowered to bring them forward, an energy forum heard this week.
October 12, 2018, 7:22 AM MDT
When it comes to public engagement on pipeline projects, the oil and gas industry might consider “changing the channel” to a conversation on what people really care about, a pipeline company executive suggested Wednesday.
October 11, 2018, 8:05 AM MDT
Building strong relationships between Indigenous nations and the energy sector takes time, a four-person panel agreed during the North American Women in Energy Forum on Wednesday.
October 11, 2018, 8:56 AM MDT
Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi expanded on why the government decided not to appeal the Federal Court of Appeal decision quashing the approval of the Trans Mountain expansion.
October 11, 2018, 12 AM MDT
While the Crown has to act honourably in dealing with Aboriginal persons, that does not mean Parliament has to consult them on legislation, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
October 11, 2018, 11:33 AM MDT
If initial filings from potential interveners are anything to go by, the National Energy Board will have its work cut out for it as it undertakes a proceeding to reconsider aspects of its report to the federal cabinet on the Trans Mountain expansion.
October 4, 2018, 11:07 AM MDT
The federal government will not appeal a Federal Court of Appeal decision that quashed the federal cabinet approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, instead following the guidance from the court, the minister responsible said today.
October 3, 2018, 8:54 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is no longer requiring a hearing for Imperial Oil Limited’s Aspen project.
October 2, 2018, 3:50 AM MDT
An ambitious First Nations plan to export Canadian oil and gas via tidewater could end up using a U.S. port as its outlet.
September 26, 2018, 7:10 AM MDT
The National Energy Board (NEB) has approved NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) proposed $451.5 million Clearwater West expansion project in northwest Alberta.
September 24, 2018, 10:18 AM MDT
The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) will hold a hearing dealing with Indigenous consultation in relation to a proposed LNG export terminal at Goldboro after a First Nation asserted the Crown failed to consult it about the project.
September 21, 2018, 12 AM MDT
When the Federal Court of Appeal recently sent the Trans Mountain pipeline approval back to the federal government for more work, it was the second time — the first was Northern Gateway — that a pipeline approval had foundered on the issue of “meaningful consultation” with Indigenous people.
September 20, 2018, 7:32 AM MDT
A spokesperson for Alberta Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd says there has been no request for government funding from a group proposing to develop an $8.5 billion bitumen refinery and petrochemical complex north of Edmonton, but if a request came “it would certainly be considered.”
September 17, 2018, 11:22 AM MDT
TransCanada Corporation’s Coastal Gaslink pipeline project has signed community and project agreements with all of the elected Indigenous bands along its pipeline route in British Columbia.
September 13, 2018, 7:09 AM MDT
Premier Rachel Notley says it’s critical to establish a “clear and reliable” timeline to resume construction of the Trans Mountain expansion project.
September 7, 2018, 4:21 AM MDT
Ongoing National Energy Board (NEB) processes directly related to the Trans Mountain expansion project will cease, following last week’s decision by the Federal Court of Appeal to quash the federal order in council which approved the project, says the board.
September 4, 2018, 6:54 AM MDT
Federal Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi says his government appreciates that within Indigenous communities there’s a diversity of opinion concerning the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on which the Federal Appeal Court will rule Thursday.
August 29, 2018, 3:23 AM MDT