I guess walking and chewing gum at the same time is much tougher than Jonathan Wilkinson, federal minister of natural resources, would have us believe.
June 27, 2022, 6:54 AM MDT
The lithium industry in Western Canada patiently awaits the release of additional regulations and directives to determine whether “its concerns will be addressed” and how the lithium industry “will rank in priority” among other subsurface participants, says a leading legal expert.
June 24, 2022, 12 AM MDT
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June 22, 2022, 11:13 AM MDT
Canada is launching an industrial strategy for its natural resources, with critical mineral infrastructure, hydrogen production and other low-carbon projects set to be a major focus.
June 21, 2022, 11:15 AM MDT
Hydrogen presently has as many as nine colour codes, identifying how the chemical element was produced. But according to a member of the Alberta government, one’s view of hydrogen shouldn’t be limited by these markers.
June 17, 2022, 12 AM MDT
Politicians should stop engaging in “happy talk” that fails to address the costs associated with energy development and environmental action, says Ed Whittingham, co-creator and co-host of the Energy vs Climate webinar and podcast series (and former Pembina Institute executive director).
June 16, 2022, 9:44 AM MDT
Canada’s goal of achieving net zero by 2050 “hinges on private sector investment” to finance and build an “unprecedented amount” of major infrastructure projects in record time, says Monica Gattinger, chair of the University of Ottawa’s Positive Energy initiative.
June 16, 2022, 10:02 AM MDT
In the movement to a lower-carbon industry, investors will play a critical role. But getting dollars to the innovations needed to drive this transition require public sector support.
June 16, 2022, 12 AM MDT
The federal government announced a $5-million investment in Novus Earth to execute a front-end engineering design (FEED) study for the Latitude 53 geothermal energy project in the community of Hinton.
June 16, 2022, 3:02 PM MDT
It’s going to take a multitude of different technologies to bring down greenhouse gas emissions to meet 2030 Paris climate change commitments and ultimately reach net zero emissions by 2050, representatives from across the energy spectrum told the audience at the Global Energy Show in Calgary Wednesday.
June 9, 2022, 10:04 AM MDT
The British Columbia Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE) is partnering with businesses and government organizations to drive B.C.'s low-carbon hydrogen economy forward, with the launch of the B.C. Hydrogen Changemakers Consortium (BCHCC).
June 9, 2022, 8:15 AM MDT
Canada’s energy sector will be not be choosing between helping improve energy security in European nations and reducing domestic emissions. Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Jonathan Wilkinson says these needs will be addressed concurrently.
June 8, 2022, 3:34 PM MDT
The federal government launched Canada's Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System.
June 8, 2022, 10:39 AM MDT
Alberta’s Associate Minister of Natural Gas and Electricity Dale Nally says many companies with whom he met during a trip to Japan and South Korea last month have their eye on Alberta energy.
June 6, 2022, 6 AM MDT
The federal government announced funding of over $1.9 million to support the establishment of the Environmental Solutions Innovation Hub at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC).
June 3, 2022, 11:54 AM MDT
Back in late March, when the Trudeau government tabled its long awaited 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan, Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault indicated that the feds were looking to “future proof” its carbon pricing regime, as it’s the “cornerstone” of Canada’s climate action plan and needed to propel decarbonization investments by large industrial emitters forward.
June 2, 2022, 8:27 AM MDT
At all levels, Canadian governments should pay attention to ESG matters, which intersect with the duties to protect people, society and the environment, while also influencing business and investment attraction, as well as impacting a government’s credit rating and borrowing costs, says a newly-released Canada West Foundation (CWF) report.
June 2, 2022, 6 AM MDT
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault and Bhupender Yadav, India's minister of environment, forest and climate change, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to increase bilateral co-operation on climate action, environmental protection and conservation.
June 2, 2022, 7:27 AM MDT
Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson formally launched the first phase of the “Regional Energy and Resource Tables” as part of the federal government’s commitment to work with provinces, territories and other partners to take advantage of the economic opportunities presented by a low-carbon future, the federal government announced today.
June 1, 2022, 10:56 AM MDT
Premier Scott Moe announced changes to the Saskatchewan provincial cabinet today, including a change in the energy portfolio.
May 31, 2022, 12:46 PM MDT
May 31, 2022, 6:33 AM MDT
Geopolitical challenges are shining a brighter light on Canada’s potential ability to help solve wide-reaching energy concerns, said Alberta Premier Jason Kenney.
May 26, 2022, 9:50 AM MDT
In partnership with British Columbia's newly established B.C. Hydrogen Office, the B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE) is leading a collaborative effort to creating a blueprint for B.C.'s emerging clean hydrogen sector.
May 26, 2022, 12 AM MDT
The Indian Resource Council of Canada (IRC) is calling on the federal government to continue funding Period 6 of Alberta’s Site Rehabilitation Program (SRP) — the First Nations’ Site Rehabilitation Program (FNSRP).
May 19, 2022, 12 AM MDT