Obama Keystone Pipeline

Keystone Battle Will Go On Despite Obama's Veto: Prentice

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says the struggle over Keystone XL is not over, even with the veto of a bill approving the transcontinental pi...

Obama Will Veto Keystone If It Passes, White House Says

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - It took less than a day to dent the hopes of Canadian oilsands proponents that a new, Republican-dominated U.S. Congress might finally ca...

Obama Takes Swing At 'Tar Sands' And Keystone Pipeline

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama spent five minutes disparaging the potential benefits of the Keystone XL pipeline Friday.He then kept it aliv...

Rejecting Keystone Is a Matter of Morality

Hannah McKinnon | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Business
Hannah McKinnon

The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has turned into one of the most hotly debated topics in North America. There are so many ways to debate about the pipeline and the tar sands oil that would fill it. But, what does it mean when 10 Nobel Peace Laureates, including former U.S. president Jimmy Carter and landmine activist Jody Williams, take a stand and call for a rejection?

Obama Feeling Heat From Own Party Over Keystone

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Barack Obama is being pressured by members of his own party to approve the Keystone XL pipeline by May 31, in a letter that pushes the pi...


CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government says it won't be pushed into making a decision on the long-delayed Keystone pipeline, suggesting Friday that the ongo...

TransCanada Fights Obama On Keystone XL Job Numbers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.27.2013 | Canada Business

CALGARY - TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) insists that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline will create about 20,000 jobs, despite suggestions by U.S. presid...

No Keystone If It Increases Emissions: Obama

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.25.2013 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON — Authorities should only approve TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline if they're certain it won't "significantly exacerbate'' greenhouse g...

Mulcair Dared To Talk Keystone In Washington

CBC | Posted 05.12.2013 | Canada Politics

Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair suggested Tuesday he would rather see Canada build a pipeline to carry crude from the west to the east than extend the ...

Calgary's Top Energy Execs Weigh In On Obama Win

CBC | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada Alberta

Some energy executives in Calgary say the election of Barack Obama is a positive step for the Alberta resources industry. “There's a cl...

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...

Republicans Refuse To Abandon Keystone Approval

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2012 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans are refusing to back down in their attempts to win speedy approval of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline, vowin...

Canadians Want a Pipeline, Not a U.S. Campaign Issue

David Frum | Posted 03.29.2012 | Canada Politics
David Frum

The presidential candidates will talk Keystone on the campaign trail as one more reason to defeat Barack Obama in November, although, historically, both U.S. political parties have taken turns advancing the U.S.-Canada relationship. It would be strange if that tradition came to grief under Barack Obama.

America Puts Politics Before Good Neighbourliness

Bill Mann | Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada Politics
Bill Mann

We Americans should be a helluva lot more thankful for having such a friendly (and understanding) neighbour like Canada. We could, but we probably won't. We Americans are so fixated on building our foolish and short-sighted consumer/gladiator-show culture that it's easy to forget who provides most of our imported oil.

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...

Obama 'Noncommittal' On Keystone Pipeline: Harper

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2012 | Canada Politics

CANNES, France - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says his American counterpart remains "noncommittal" about a multibillion-dollar pipeline plan but hasn...