Canada Keystone

How the Keystone Pipeline Will Shut Putin Down

Diane Francis | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Politics
Diane Francis

A Keystone bomb would deliver several payloads: punishment toward anti-American Venezuela; proceeds toward Canada which buys more goods and services from the U.S. than the European Union does; punishment toward Russia by casting into the markets more Venezuelan oil and replacement of Venezuelan oil with Canadian oil that is $30 a barrel cheaper.

Offered Little Reassurance On Keystone

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CALGARY - Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton says whatever the decision on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, it's important that Canada a...

White House To Harper: Don't Ask About Keystone XL

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - The White House says Prime Minister Stephen Harper shouldn't expect any new information if he presses for details on Keystone XL at a lea...

New Tory Ad Slams Anti-Keystone Billionaires

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Business

The Conservative Party of Canada released a new ad in support of the Keystone XL Pipeline just minutes after the U.S. State Department issued a report...

Keystone-Resisting Landowners See Cash Offers Skyrocket

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2014 | Canada Business

PAGE, Neb. - Cash offers have been skyrocketing, as much as seven-fold, for holdout Nebraska landowners who are willing to sign quickly to allow the K...

Keystone Oil Ready To Move

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The southern portion of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL pipeline is nearing startup, with oil shipments between Cushing, Okla., and Gulf Coa...

Mr. Trudeau Goes To Washington

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau concluded his first visit to the U.S. capital on Friday after a series of meetings with White House officials and others...

Billionaire Calls Out Harper Over Pipeline

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - An anti-Keystone XL pipeline crusader has written to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, suggesting Canada's aggressive lobbying for the project p...

Enviros To Obama: Ignore Canada's Vows

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - American environmentalists are urging the White House not to make any deals with Canada that would green-light TransCanada's Keystone XL pipe...

Why B.C. Is Green No More

Cameron Fenton | Posted 11.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Cameron Fenton

British Columbia currently faces a perfect storm of fossil fuel extraction and export projects colliding with the realities of a changing climate and rising inequality. Recent years have also been a time that has seen the emergence of mass social movements that are re-defining societies and challenging some of the most entrenched powers on our planet. From the Arab Spring to Idle No More, we are witnessing the rebirth of people power. Here in B.C., whispers of change have grown into a steady hum of organizing and mobilization as communities have come together to stop the Northern Gateway pipeline, but now we are in need of growing this movement like never before. Here's why.

Neil Young: 'Fort McMurray Looks Like Hiroshima'

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 09.13.2013 | Canada Music

His guitarist in Crazy Horse might be dealing with a fractured hand, but Neil Young threw some verbal punches this week when he compared the oilsands ...

Keystone Not Needed: New Report

CBC | Posted 11.10.2013 | Canada Business

Oil producers and refineries are in the midst of a transition to shipping their oil by rail, and that means the Keystone XL pipeline is not needed, a ...

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 ge...

Tories Move To Calm Pipeline Panic

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - Major pipeline companies will have to show federal regulators they have access to $1 billion to cover the costs of an oil or gas spill und...

His Plan To Fight Keystone Using Obama's Supporters

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2013 | Canada Alberta

WASHINGTON - San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer, a friend to Barack Obama and a major Democratic financier, is unveiling a social media campaign on ...

Billionaire Keystone Opponent Targets Obama Voters

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - A San Francisco billionaire — a friend to Barack Obama and a major Democratic financier — is embarking on a mission to block TransCan...

Canada's Politicians Painted As Oilsands 'Salesmen'

The Huffington Post Canada | Jacqueline Delange | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Business

Former NASA climatologist James Hansen lobbed another grenade in what has become something of a war of words against Canadian politicians who support ...

Keystone Pipeline DELAYED

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.26.2013 | Canada Business

CALGARY - TransCanada Corp. said Friday its controversial and long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will take longer and cost more to bring into service t...

TransCanada Surprised At Negative Reaction To Keystone

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - TransCanada says it's somewhat surprised at the U.S Environmental Protection Agency's recent critical comments of its proposed Keystone XL p...

U.S. Environment Agency Slams Positive Keystone Report

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2013 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - The powerful U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has once again rebuked the State Department over its positive environmental assessment ...

Keystone Pipeline Less Popular In Canada Than In U.S.

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.22.2013 | Canada Business

Canadians are less likely than Americans to support the Keystone XL pipeline, according to a new poll that comes out amid an unconfirmed report that P...

Alberta's NY Times Keystone Ad

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government, continuing to press its case for the Keystone XL pipeline, took out out an ad in Sunday's New York Times newspaper,...

'Trash Talking'? Please

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair says he has nothing to learn from Conservatives about how an official Opposition leader should comport himself when travelling ou...

Keystone XL Pipeline Report Studied B.C. Scenarios

Robin Rowland | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

The U.S. State Department released its long-awaited report on the Keystone XL project last week. Most media focused on the executive summary, but several scenarios in British Columbia are outlined in the full report, even though the province is thousands of kilometres removed from the proposed pipeline.

Reports Of Keystone’s Approval Greatly Exaggerated

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada Business

For a moment there, it looked like President Barack Obama had given the A-OK to the Keystone XL Pipeline. But it turned out to have been a misunder...