Canada Oil Sands

Oil Sands: Native Millionaire Sees 'Economic Force' For First Nations

The Globe and Mail | Nathan Vanderklippe | Posted 08.14.2012 | Canada Business

Dave Tuccaro is driving from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, where he will plan the book tour he will mount after Christmas when his biography is released. ...

Ethical Oil Cartoon Pops Up At Enbridge

CP | Will Campbell, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada Business

A presentation by energy firm Enbridge Inc. at a private conference included a drawing of a scowling cartoon gas pump that labelled Saudi Arabia, Kuwa...

Canada Wins 'Fossil' Award

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A fresh round of global environment talks has just begun, and Canada has the dubious distinction of being the second country to receive a "Fo...

Canada Missing Out On Tens Of Thousands Of Green Jobs: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada Business

Canada will not see significant employment gains from the oil boom in the western part of the country, and should turn to development of green energy ...

Special Interest Groups: We Need To Get Canadian Oil To Asia

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - Canada needs to explore development of a public-private energy transportation corridor to export oil and gas to the Asia-Pacific region, s...

U.S. Not Worried About Canada's New BFF

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The U.S. ambassador to Canada says he's not worried about the impact of any energy agreements between Canada and China.Prime Minister Steph...

Harper Government Considers Green, Aboriginal Groups 'Adversaries': Documents

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2012 | Canada Business

Documents show the federal government considers environmental and aboriginal groups "adversaries" when it comes to the oilsands.The documents, obtaine...

If We're Planning Pipelines, Why Is Canada Importing Oil?

CBC | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Politics

Proposals to build new pipelines to carry oilsands crude to the United States, or through British Columbia for export to Asia, have sparke...

China Wants Our Oil

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - China wants to forge a "win-win" energy partnership with Canada that would set an example for the world, while also satisfying its "huge" dem...

2011: The Year Of The Canadian Pipeline Battles

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2012 | Canada Business

CALGARY - Jackie Thomas says she'd stand in front of a bulldozer to stop the proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline from being built across B.C. to th...

Why Aren't More of Us Losing it Like Trudeau?

Matt Price | Posted 02.14.2012 | Canada Politics
Matt Price

We Canadians need to learn to be outraged by the outrageous. We need to learn that democracy is now a full contact sport that requires us to repeatedly raise our voices in order to be heard, and not to wait for our turn to quietly mark an X on a ballot once every four years.

Western Premiers To Push Ottawa For National Energy Plan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Canada's three western-most premiers are heading to Ottawa to pitch new ways to harness the country's energy resources.No date has been set...

U.K. 'Partner In Crime' On Oil Sands

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A British media report says the U.K. government has been giving secret support at the very highest levels to Ottawa's campaign against Europe...

Althia Raj

'Ethical Oil', Meet Oprah Winfrey

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 10.28.2011 | Canada

A campaign designed to re-brand Canada’s oil sands as an ethical alternative to fuel from states with questionable human rights records was schedule...

Energy Giant Pleads Guilty To Oil Sands Environmental Violations

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada

EDMONTON - An Edmonton court has been told that Norwegian energy giant Statoil will admit to at least some environmental infractions in relation to it...

Canada Engaged In 'Unprecedented' Effort To Undermine EU Climate Laws: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada Business

Canada's government has been engaged in an "unprecedented" lobbying campaign to stop the EU from adopting fuel standards that could hurt oil sands exp...

Rachel Mendleson

'Ethical Oil' Campaigners Want To Be 'The Greenpeace Of The Other Side'

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada Business

Ezra Levant can pinpoint the precise moment he decided that the Alberta oil sands needed an image makeover. While attending a writer’s conference...

How Long Will Canadian Oil Sand Producers Be Disconnected From World Prices?

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 09.05.2011 | Canada
Jeffrey Rubin

Just like water doesn't flow uphill, oil can't be expected to flow in ways that defy price gravity. Basic economics says Canadian oil will ultimately flow to where it gets its greatest return. And that isn't to already near full storage tanks in Cushing.

Gushing Oil Spills Drill Taxpayer Pockets

William Amos | Posted 07.29.2011 | Canada
William Amos

Offshore oil spills are Black Swan Events -- extremely hard-to-predict events that carry the risk of major impact. How much would it cost to clean up an Arctic offshore oil spill in Canada?