NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd’s (NGTL) proposed $2.31 billion 2021 system expansion in northwestern Alberta is in the Canadian public interest, the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has determined in recommending to the federal cabinet that it be approved with 34 conditions.
February 20, 2020, 8:51 AM MST
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has made recommendations to the Alberta and federal governments dealing with the cumulative effects of energy infrastructure projects in northwestern Alberta, including their effect on Indigenous peoples and woodland caribou.
February 20, 2020, 11:03 AM MST
February 20, 2020, 7:44 AM MST
The Alberta government plans to appeal a court decision that requires it to make a decision by the end of this month on Prosper Petroleum Limited’s proposed oilsands SAGD project northwest of Fort McMurray.
February 19, 2020, 6:54 AM MST
February 19, 2020, 8:06 AM MST
Seeing the protests in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs opposed to the Coastal GasLink pipeline, you might think the country is hopelessly polarized over energy and environment. Canadians’ views on oil and gas development, pipelines, Indigenous rights and climate action seem ever-more divergent. So do those of energy and environmental leaders.
February 18, 2020, 3:54 AM MST
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February 14, 2020, 8:29 AM MST
A small privately-held oilsands company will find out Tuesday whether the court will order the Alberta cabinet to decide within 10 days on an application for a SAGD oilsands project 100 kilometres northwest of Fort McMurray.
February 13, 2020, 12 AM MST
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Following its big win at the Federal Court of Appeal last week, the Trans Mountain expansion will now enter its next phase: the federal government will officially seek Indigenous economic participation, said Finance Minister Bill Morneau.
February 10, 2020, 10:48 AM MST
February 10, 2020, 1:48 PM MST
Trans Mountain Corporation said this morning the estimated cost for its expansion project has spiked to $12.6 billion from a 2017 projection of $7.4 billion and an in-service date has been set for December 2022.
February 7, 2020, 11:52 AM MST
RCMP moved in this morning and began making arrests and clearing the way for Coastal GasLink workers.
February 6, 2020, 11:07 AM MST
A Federal Court of Appeal ruling dismissing a challenge to the Trans Mountain expansion approval provides some clear guidance on First Nations consultation when read with the 2018 court ruling on the project, says a University of Calgary law professor.
February 5, 2020, 4:08 AM MST
February 5, 2020, 11:33 AM MST
The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge against the Liberal government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
February 4, 2020, 7:29 AM MST
The ruling by the Federal Court of Appeal shows that the federal government’s renewed consultations with Indigenous communities addressed the issues identified by the Federal Court of Appeal in its August 2018 decision says Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan.
February 4, 2020, 11:57 AM MST
There is mounting concern in Canada about conflict over energy and environmental issues. It is easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of conflict and see division everywhere — some days it seems like warring politicians, angry protests and social media fights are the only game in town.
February 4, 2020, 4:56 AM MST
As Parliament resumes in Ottawa this week, differences between the parties over energy and environmental issues are sure to hit the headlines and erupt on social media. Judging by these debates, Canadians’ views on things like carbon taxes, pipelines and oil and gas development are increasingly divergent.
February 4, 2020, 4:57 AM MST
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) says it anticipates it will hear written oral arguments in May 2020 on a detailed route hearing for the 47-kilometre Coquihalla segment of the Trans Mountain expansion, thus avoiding a one-year delay in the in-service date.
February 4, 2020, 12 AM MST
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) this week is hearing oral Indigenous knowledge on an application from NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) for the 81-kilometre North Corridor expansion project in northwestern Alberta.
February 4, 2020, 12 AM MST
February 3, 2020, 8:51 AM MST
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) is seeking comments on Gazoduq Inc.’s proposal for a natural gas pipeline that would transport western Canadian natural gas approximately 780 kilometres from northeastern Ontario to an LNG facility at Saguenay, Que. for export.
February 3, 2020, 10:37 AM MST