Keystone Obama

Buffett Backs Keystone, Says U.S. 'Thumbing Nose' At Canada

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON — The Keystone XL pipeline got an emphatic endorsement Monday from a powerful backer of President Barack Obama who questioned the handlin...

U.S. May Use Keystone To Push Canada Into A Climate Deal

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.26.2015 | Canada Business

U.S. officials are hinting that the price of getting approval for the Keystone XL pipeline could be Canada’s agreement to a deal on greenhouse gas e...

Canada Makes Last-Ditch Keystone Pitch

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - The Canadian government made a last-ditch pitch for the Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday as the U.S. capital was gearing up for an imminent...

Keystone News Unsurprising After Harper Wrecked Canada's Relationship With The U.S.

Sandy Garossino | Posted 03.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Sandy Garossino

How did things go so badly that Canada doesn't have the heft or goodwill in Washington to add a single pipeline to a nation benoodled with them? The answer lies in the delusional hubris of Stephen Harper.

Keystone XL Saga Enters New Phase

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - As the long-running saga over the Keystone XL pipeline enters a critical phase, U.S. President Barack Obama is allowing suspense to linge...

Cheap Oil May Undermine Critical Keystone XL Argument: Experts

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 12.15.2014 | Canada Business

The juncture of falling oil prices colliding with TransCanada’s push for its US$8-billion Keystone XL pipeline may undermine the argument that the p...

Is Obama Telling The Truth About Canadian Oil Exports?

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Because U.S. President Barack Obama will have to make a decision about the Keystone XL oil pipeline as early as this week, his comments o...

Canada's U.S. Ambassador Weighs In On Keystone Claims

CBC | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada Business

Gary Doer, Canada's ambassador to the U.S., is disputing U.S. President Barack Obama's claim that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would generate ver...

Daniel Tencer

What The Oil Lobby Doesn’t Want You To Know About The Keystone Report | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.06.2013 | Canada Business

The U.S. State Department released its report into the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, and its declaration that the project would have little impact o...

Obama Will High-Five Keystone -- and Flip Environmentalists the Bird

Mitch Wolfe | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada Business
Mitch Wolfe

I do not think Obama will impose a carbon tax. That would require Congressional consent. And he will never get that. But he will not kibosh the Keystone pipeline either. There are too many jobs on the line. If Obama nixed Keystone, he would lose the Senate.

Approve Keystone Pipeline, Nature Editorial Urges

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada Business

President Barack Obama should approve the Keystone XL pipeline as part of his plan to reduce U.S. greenhouse emissions and combat climate change, the ...

White House Vows To Veto Keystone Legislation

CP | Matthew Daly, The Associated Press | Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Legislation that would allow TransCanada's controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline to proceed has been passed by the U.S. House of Represe...

Big Oil Leans On Obama Over Keystone

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2012 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama is ordering federal agencies to expedite the approval process for the southern leg of TransCanada's Keystone ...

Bipartisanship? Obama, Romney Sing Praises Of Keystone

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2012 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline was front and centre on the American political stage on Thursday as both U.S. President Barack Obama a...

Canada Should Stop Panda-ring to China

Diane Francis | Posted 04.14.2012 | Canada Politics
Diane Francis

After Harper's China visit, Canada must be ruthless when it comes to its own interests and should visit other major Asia-Pacific nations. This is not about friendship, but about business. This country must realize that it can and should leverage its resources to get value-added and manufacturing export business.

Thinking Outside the Pipeline

Rachel Ryan | Posted 04.11.2012 | Canada Politics
Rachel Ryan

Neither opponents nor advocates of the Keystone XL pipeline have entertained auxiliary projects that would reconcile both concerns, such as hydropower. Given the undeniable environmental and economic benefits, it's difficult to understand why or how policy makers have failed to recognize it as a viable solution.

Republicans Aim To Take Keystone Out Of Obama's Hands

CP | Matthew Daly, The Associated Press | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - A Republican bill that would strip President Barack Obama of his authority to decide on a Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline raises serious leg...

Social Media Reacts Emotionally to Obama's Pipeline Nix

Keith Beardsley | Posted 03.20.2012 | Canada Politics
Keith Beardsley

Opposition groups can organize and protest much more quickly on social media. While a government argues facts, figures, and economic benefits, groups argue on an emotional level. In political terms we used to refer to this as appealing to the head or heart, with the heart usually winning.

Althia Raj

Canada Turns To China After Pipeline Scrapped | Althia Raj | Posted 01.19.2012 | Canada Politics

The Canadian government says it is profoundly disappointed with the Obama administration for scrapping a multibillion-dollar pipeline project that wou...

Republicans Move To Force Obama To OK Keystone Pipeline

CBC | Posted 01.30.2012 | Canada Politics

Republicans ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. president Barack Obama on Wednesday by introducing a bill that would force him to OK the Keystone XL oil...

Flaherty: Delay May Doom Keystone

CBC | Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada Politics

The U.S. decision to delay approval of the Keystone XL pipeline is a "catastrophic" cop-out by the Obama administration, former U.S. ambassador to Can...