Obama 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 Calls Canadian Oil Extraction 'Extraordinarily Dirty'

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama has some less-than-laudatory words for Canada's oil industry in a new example of his increasingly critical ta...

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...

Keystone 'Roller-Coaster' Ride Ahead: Gary Doer

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2015 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Canada's ambassador to the U.S. predicts a wild ride ahead in the Keystone XL debate, with this week's presidential veto of a pro-pipelin...

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 Vetoes Keystone XL Bill

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2015 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama made good Tuesday on a threat to veto a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, bringing the two sides in t...

White House Confirms Keystone Veto Coming

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2015 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is about to make good on his oft-stated threat to veto legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline, a spokesman ...

Canada Can't Do Anything To Halt Keystone Opposition: U.S. Opponents

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.20.2015 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - The American environmental organizations fighting the Keystone XL pipeline say there's no climate-change plan Canada could possibly adopt...

What a Keystone XL Veto Could Mean for Canada

Cameron Fenton | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Politics
Cameron Fenton

Obama's decision will have major implications for Canada, especially in the context of a recent Nature study that found that in order to hold the planet's temperatures to 2 degrees Celsius of warming Canada needs to leave 99 per cent of tar sands underground.

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...

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...

Obama Disses Keystone On 'Colbert'

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - In the Monday night episode of "The Colbert Report," the joke was on Canada's oil industry.That's because the featured guest appeared to ...

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...

Premier To Harper: Give Obama Elbow Room On Environment

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is telling the Harper government it needs to bring in long-delayed regulations on the oil and gas industry to ...

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...

Strange Coalition Backs Keystone

CP | Matthew Daly, The Associated Press | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - An unusual coalition that includes Republicans, Democrats, labour leaders, business leaders, veterans groups and Canada's ambassador to t...

Ex-Harper Appointee: Canada A 'Rogue State' On Environment

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - A former Harper government appointee used a keynote speech at a Washington event Monday to trample Canadian authorities' message on oil p...

Obama Will Reject Keystone, Former Adviser Says

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.25.2013 | Canada Business

President Barack Obama will reject the contentious Keystone XL pipeline, a former White House climate and energy czar says. Carol Browner said “t...

Approve Keystone Or Else

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A who's who of North America's business leaders are turning the screws on the Obama administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.They'...

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...

Reported Emissions Offer A 'Bait-And-Switch': Environmentalists

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Environmentalists on both sides of the border are cynical about reports of a prime ministerial appeal to the White House for common North Ame...

Obama Probed On Keystone XL Job Numbers

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama's latest public comments on TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline have highlighted the wildly divergent job esti...

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...

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...