Pipeline Safety


Tories Table Pipeline Safety Act

QUEBEC - The Harper government has announced legislation it says is aimed at enhancing Canada's pipeline safety system.Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford says the new pipeline safety act builds...

Elizabeth May's Fact Sheet Is More of an Opinion Sheet

Recently, Green Party leader Elizabeth May orchestrated an open letter to United States Secretary of State John Kerry, urging the U.S. to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. In her note, Ms. May states that she sent Mr. Kerry "4 facts about Keystone XL." Unfortunately, two of Ms. May's facts aren't actually facts, and two of her facts are so lacking in context as to constitute merely factoids.

Pipeline Safety FAIL

CALGARY - A National Energy Board audit has found room for improvement when it comes to TransCanada Corp.'s (TSX:TRP) pipeline safety practices.Although the federal energy watchdog is "of the view tha...

Pipelines Safer Than Rail For This

CALGARY - A report by the Fraser Institute released Tuesday says pipeline is by far the safest way to transport oil when worker injury rates are compared, but it remains unclear which is the safest fr...

Rail, Pipeline and Climate Disasters Are Symptoms of Oily Addiction

Like smokers who put off quitting until their health starts to suffer, we're learning what happens when bad habits catch up with us. We're witnessing the terrible effects of fossil fuel addiction every day. Transport accidents are also increasing as governments and industry scramble to get fuels out of the ground and to market as quickly as possible.

Tories Move To Calm Pipeline Panic

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 under new rules aimed at easing public concerns about...