Canada Keystone

Obama's Keystone XL Claims About Canadian Oil Debunked

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2015 | Canada Business

BAKER, Mont. - U.S. President Barack Obama's claims about the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline have been raising eyebrows lately in this tiny oil-ind...

Obama's Remarks About Keystone XL Need Some Corrections

Cody Battershill | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Alberta
Cody Battershill

First, Keystone XL does NOT "bypass the United States," as the President claimed it did in the earlier statement. A consultants report from IHS Energy found in February that "Canadian crude making its way to the USGC (the US Gulf Coast) will likely be refined there, and most of the refined products are likely to be consumed in the United States."

U.S. Climate Agency Tears Down Pro-Keystone Talking Point

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Canada's ambassador to the U.S. likes to joke that he walks around Washington carrying a copy of the State Department report on the Keyst...

Keystone: Not That Bad For Climate, Not That Great For Economy

CP | Dina Cappiello, The Associated Press | Posted 03.31.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would run about 1,900 kilometres from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, say the $8 billion proj...

Brad Wall 'Disappointed' By White House Veto Threat

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2015 | Canada Politics

REGINA - Saskatchewan's premier says he's disappointed that legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline may be vetoed by U.S. ...

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...

This Will Have An Impact Canada

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada

WASHINGTON - It didn't take the Canadian government long to note the far-reaching policy implications of the Republican wave in Tuesday's midterm U.S....

Simple Math for Teachers: Economic Growth = Higher Wages

Jordan Bateman | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Whatever the final government deal is with the B.C. Teachers Federation (BCTF), and whenever it's settled, the BCTF must quit opposing economic growth if it ever hopes to accomplish its long-term salary and class size goals.

Yes, There Is A Keystone XL Plan B

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Frustrated by yet another regulatory delay, the company behind the stalled Keystone XL pipeline project is delivering a message in the U....

Keystone XL Delay Will Cost Hundreds Of Canadian Jobs: TransCanada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.05.2014 | Canada Business

The CEO of Keystone XL pipeline builder TransCanada says the Obama administration’s delays on a decision on the pipeline will cost Canadian jobs. ...

How the Keystone Pipeline Will Shut Putin Down

Diane Francis | Posted 05.31.2014 | 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 05.06.2014 | 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 ...