Fuel Quality Directive

A Narrow Victory For The Oilsands In Europe

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadian oil sands exporters narrowly survived a vote today In the European Parliament that could have once again labelled Alberta bitumen as...

Europe Drops 'Dirty' Label From Oilsands: Reports

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Business

The European Union has abandoned a plan to label oilsands product as a particularly dirty form of oil, and tensions with Russia were likely behind the...

The Oilsands Just Found A Huge New Market

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada Business

Canada is about to win a major concession from the European Union, which is on the verge of removing the “dirty oil” label from Alberta oilsands p...

Feds Take Fight To EU Over Oilsands

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver is welcoming a new report that's critical of the European Union's proposal to calculate the greenhouse ...

Alberta Team To Head-Off Europe's Anti-Oilsands Vote

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford is dispatching two senior ministers across the Atlantic on a barnstorming blitz to head off a proposed Europ...

EU Won't Label Oil Sands 'Dirty' -- For Now

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2012 | Canada Business

A European Union committee is set to vote today on controversial new fuel quality guidelines that have prompted criticism and concern from supporters ...

Canada 'Threatening Trade War With Europe' Over Oil Sands

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.20.2012 | Canada Business

Canada is threatening a trade war with the European Union over a proposal that would effectively ban oil sands bitumen from Europe, the Guardian repor...

Canada Should Fight a Pollution Battle Instead of a PR Battle

Hannah McKinnon | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Politics
Hannah McKinnon

Canadians and the world are desperate for the Canada we once knew. The Canada that was a global role model on environmental issues and the Canada that often chose the moral high ground even when it was not politically palatable. It is not too late for leadership.

U.S., Canada About To Lose Huge Fight With EU

CP | Gabriele Steinhauser, The Associated Press | Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Business

BRUSSELS - The European Union's plan to force international airlines to buy permits for their carbon dioxide emissions is in line with international l...

Europe Prepares To Fight The Oil Sands

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.04.2011 | Canada Business

Canada's oil sands are facing another public-relations defeat with the news that the European Commisssion (EC) will propose designating bitumen extrac...