About 25 Members of Parliament and Senators showed up Tuesday night for what was billed as a “Tanker and Pipeline Safety Awareness Session,” which was held on Parliament Hill and was organized by six senators, led by a former natural resources minister for British Columbia who is becoming increasingly frustrated by delays in the Trans Mountain expansion project.
April 25, 2018, 10:05 AM MDT
It was an interesting weekend.
April 24, 2018, 7:59 AM MDT
The Saskatchewan government introduced Bill 126, The Energy Export Act, for first reading in the Saskatchewan Legislature, responding to the “inaction by the federal government to assert its jurisdictional authority to ensure the Trans Mountain expansion project proceeds.”
April 24, 2018, 2:40 PM MDT
Having an employer work in consultation with a joint worker health and safety committee (JWHSC) or worker representative on developing and implementing a harassment/violence prevention plan potentially presents a serious privacy concern, suggests Energy Safety Canada (ESC) in a letter to Alberta Labour minister Christina Gray.
April 23, 2018, 5:31 AM MDT
Six-in-10 Canadians (60 per cent) say that they view the protests against Trans Mountain as not representative of the mainstream view, noted a poll by Angus Reid Institute.
April 23, 2018, 6:19 AM MDT
In the U.S., Mexico or most other oil and gas producing countries, an area with a potential for the recovery of billions of bbls of oil wouldn’t be ignored for long, but in Canada, particularly British Columbia, that is exactly what is occurring in the Montney play, which straddles the Alberta/B.C. border.
April 20, 2018, 6 AM MDT
The CEO of Kinder Morgan Steve Kean said investment in the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion project (TMX) “may be untenable for a private party to undertake” during his company’s first quarter earnings call on April 18.
April 20, 2018, 10:18 AM MDT
April 20, 2018, 8:37 AM MDT
An impossible-to-navigate regulatory jungle and an uncompetitive tax burden are keeping capital out of Canada, a top accountant says.
April 19, 2018, 3:13 AM MDT
The B.C. government on Wednesday sidestepped questions on the future of benefits agreements signed with First Nations on the Trans Mountain expansion, if the project were cancelled.
April 19, 2018, 4:04 AM MDT
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April 19, 2018, 8:52 AM MDT
British Columbia’s official opposition Liberal MLAs Tuesday demanded to know why the governing NDP is encouraging more crude to move by rail and in the process harming exports of other commodities by blocking the Trans Mountain expansion.
April 18, 2018, 7:59 AM MDT
The reassertion of jurisdictional issues in the battle between B.C. and Alberta over the completion of the Trans Mountain pipeline project is “sharpening public opinion on the matter,” according to a new poll by Angus Reid Institute.
April 18, 2018, 6:53 AM MDT
The British Columbia government will file its reference case in the B.C. Court of Appeal within 10 working days, by April 30, 2018, Attorney General David Eby said today.
April 18, 2018, 10:14 AM MDT
April 18, 2018, 9:22 AM MDT
While environmental groups on Canada’s West Coast are jeopardizing the go ahead for a pipeline seen to be in the national interest by many, the creation of a new agency in Mexico which may fast track energy development is being pushed through without consultation beforehand with green groups.
April 18, 2018, 8:33 AM MDT
April 18, 2018, 3:22 AM MDT
The Trans Mountain expansion project once again dominated debate in the B.C. Legislature on Monday as the B.C. Liberal opposition questioned what Premier John Horgan’s visit to Ottawa on Sunday accomplished for the province.
April 17, 2018, 6 AM MDT
While not all industry groups favour new provincial legislation that could restrict the export of energy products, they understand the intent and support the Alberta government’s efforts to ensure the Trans Mountain expansion gets built.
April 17, 2018, 10:52 AM MDT
April 17, 2018, 8:40 AM MDT
April 17, 2018, 3:18 AM MDT
The Alberta government has introduced legislation that would give it the power to restrict the export of natural gas, crude oil and refined products as part of its effort to ensure the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets built.
April 16, 2018, 3 PM MDT
There is no significant evidence that a spill of diluted bitumen (dilbit) off of Canada’s West Coast would pose any more of a potential environmental threat than a spill of light crude or refined products, according to a senior official with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).
April 16, 2018, 6 AM MDT
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