Obama Keystone

Obama Disses Keystone On 'Colbert'

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2014 | 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 11.18.2014 | 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...

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...

Fact-Checking Canada's Environmental Record

Clare Demerse | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada Politics
Clare Demerse

With consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline proposal heading into the home stretch, a parade of Canadian politicians have been making the trek to the U.S. to try to convince the Obama Administration of the pipeline's merits.The good news is that the recent visitors -- from Premiers Redford and Wall to federal Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver -- now acknowledge that Canada's environmental record is crucial to the upcoming U.S. decision.The bad news is that there are some gaping holes in that record.

Daniel Tencer

What The Oil Lobby Doesn’t Want You To Know About The Keystone Report

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Approve It Pronto, Keystone Supporters Say After Report

CP | Matthew Daly, The Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2013 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - A new U.S. State Department report is the latest evidence that the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada should be approved, ...

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.

Sunny Freeman

The Road Forward: Canada Looks To Obama For Leadership

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO -- As Barack Obama swears the oath of office at his second inauguration Jan. 21, the Canadian government and its people are looking for leader...

Obama Under Pressure Over Keystone

AP | Josh Lederman | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON -- It's a decision President Barack Obama put off during the 2012 campaign, but now that he's won a second term, his next move on a propose...

What Does Brad Wall Want Obama To Do?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada Alberta

REGINA - Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is hoping the U.S. government will approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline now that the presidential election is ...

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.