Transcanada Pipeline

Grits Share 'Common Objective' With Pipeline Supporters: Minister

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Politics

The natural resources minister faced a barrage of questions in the Senate on Wednesday.

Huge Regional Divides Revealed In Energy East Poll

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada Business

The pipeline has the strongest backing in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

TransCanada Shocked By Quebec Injunction Over Energy East

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2016 | Canada Business

The company thought issues surrounding the province's review of the pipeline had been resolved.

Althia Raj

Quebec Seeks Injunction Against Energy East Pipeline | Althia Raj | Posted 03.01.2016 | Canada Politics

Several municipal leaders in the Greater Montreal area have already deemed the pipeline too environmentally risky.

Environmentalists Take TransCanada To Court Over Energy East

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2016 | Canada Business

They want to subject the Energy East pipeline to Quebec's environmental regulations.

Energy East Pipeline Would Cross 828 Bodies Of Water In Quebec

CBC | CBC News | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada

Including 28 beaver ponds.

Alberta Mayors Say Entire Country Will Benefit From Energy East

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Alberta

"The National Energy Board knows what it is doing.''

I Support The Energy East Pipeline As A Pragmatic Environmentalist

Blair King | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Business
Blair King

I know that the term "ethical oil" has some blemishes on it because of issues surrounding its origin, but I believe in the concept behind the term. I want my personal gasoline purchases to go towards subsidizing medicare and not subsidizing a despot or paying for a tyrant to bomb his neighbour.

Quebec Mayors Come Out Against Proposed Pipeline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2016 | Canada Business

The pipeline is worth about $2 million a year in economic benefits, but a major spill could cost between $1 billion and $10 billion.

Althia Raj

Obama Officially Rejects Keystone XL | Althia Raj | Posted 11.06.2015 | Canada Politics

A seven-year saga comes to an end.

Keystone Is Not The Only Game In Town, Says Hardisty Mayor

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada Alberta

The mayor of Hardisty, where the Keystone XL pipeline would begin, says the permit suspension is unfortunate.

NEB Accused Of Rushing Regulatory Process For Energy East

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.08.2015 | Canada Alberta

"I want a clear answer on why they're rushing ahead."

Layoffs Hit TransCanada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Business

Most of the layoffs will be in Calgary.

Proposed Pipeline Project Reaches Deals With More B.C. First Nations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The latest agreements are with the Doig River First Nation, Halfway River First Nation and Yekooche First Nation.

We Should Transport as Much Oil as We Can by Pipeline

Michel Kelly-Gagnon | Posted 05.27.2016 | Canada Business
Michel Kelly-Gagnon

Just about every aspect of our lives involves a certain amount of risk, of course. It's all about risk management. And indeed, despite the occasional high-profile accident like last week's spill in California, pipelines in general remain very safe. One realistic alternative to transporting Canadian oil by pipeline is transporting that same oil by train or by truck. Yet both of these methods of transport are less safe than pipelines. Logically, then, we should transport as much oil as we can by pipe, and as little as possible by rail or road.

Energy East Pipeline is Unsafe and Unwanted

Stéphane Brousseau | Posted 02.16.2015 | Canada Business
Stéphane Brousseau

TransCanada's strategy to hoister its Energy East pipeline on the Quebec public has been unmasked, and Quebecers don't buy the company's sales pitch. Quebec citizens, not to mention citizens worldwide, have done their homework and based on the science, the facts and the statistics are keenly aware that the risks inherent in this proposed pipeline.

'Canadians Will Feel The Pain' If Pipelines Not Built: Alberta Premier

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada Alberta

VANCOUVER - Alberta's premier is urging the country to get behind several controversial pipeline projects linked to the province's oilsands, warning t...

Canadians, Stay Strong Against the TransCanada Pipeline

Ben Gostschall | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Politics
Ben Gostschall

Pipeline and oil-by-rail industries are largely self-regulated and neither is held to high enough safety standards. Nor are they showing responsibility to communities by being forthright about the chemicals that are passing through waterways either by rail or by pipe.

$2.7 Billion Pipeline Expansion

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The price tag for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline has risen by about half to US$8 billion, TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) said Tuesday a...

CEO Warns Oil Pipeline To East Will Mean Higher Prices, Job Losses

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - The head of Quebec's largest natural gas distributor says TransCanada Corp.'s $12-billion, cross-country project to convert a natural gas p...

Is Canada Protecting At-Risk Species or Risky Industries?

Yan Roberts | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Politics
Yan Roberts

The St. Lawrence Estuary beluga whale population is listed as threatened and protected under the Species at Risk Act, and has been officially protected by the Canadian Fisheries Act since 1979. We naturally run into concern when those trusted to protect these species are scrubbing their content to make it more friendly for oil interests who are rummaging around for an alternate route to the ocean.

Energy East is Not A Done Deal

Cameron Fenton | Posted 12.10.2014 | Canada Politics
Cameron Fenton

Proponents of Energy East, from Stephen Harper to the Irving family in New Brunswick have called the Energy East project a "nation builder." The truth is, they may be right, but not in the way they're hoping

Critics Ask Why The Rush At Pipeline Hearings

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Critics of a proposed pipeline project from the Fort McMurray region to Edmonton want to know why the province's energy regulator seems det...

Energy East Not All It's Cracked Up To Be: Report

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2014 | Canada Business

CALGARY - The proposed Energy East pipeline won't be the boon to Eastern Canadian refineries that supporters claim because the vast majority of the oi...

Told You Our Environmental Policies Were Sound

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Alberta

The U.S. State Department's report on the Keystone XL pipeline may pave the way for the project's approval but as for Alison Redford, the report is al...