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On April 11th I will be in the streets of Quebec City. I will be there with thousands of others, from different walks of life, that have come from coast to coast to coast to demand action on climate c...
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TransCanada Corp. called off its plans to build a marine terminal at Cacouna, Que. as part of its Energy East pipeline project on Thursday and pushed back the project's expected completion date by nea...
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The bottom-line is that Canada needs to get serious about climate change, and that starts with acknowledging that the emperor has no clothes. It's a reality made even more glaring by recent United States Environmental Protection Agency report that found that the Keystone XL pipeline would have a significant impact on carbon emissions from tar sands expansion. With the NEB application period closing on March 3 and hundreds of people across Canada already having applied asking to speak on climate, the NEB could choose to buck from Harper's agenda and include climate change in the review.
Fewer than one-in-ten post-secondary graduates find oil and gas industry associations credible and trustworthy when it comes to carbon emissions. That shouldn't come as a huge surprise given that industry associations like the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers have fought new greenhouse gas regulations and successfully lobbied to weaken Canada's environmental laws.
VANCOUVER - Alberta's premier is urging the country to get behind several controversial pipeline projects linked to the province's oilsands, warning that all Canadians will "feel the pain" if they are...
QUEBEC - TransCanada Corp. is halting all work on an oil terminal in eastern Quebec in response to concerns the project could hurt a beluga habitat.The company said today it is "standing down" on all...
CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice is scheduled to meet with his Ontario and Quebec counterparts this week to lobby for support of the Energy East pipeline.A spokeswoman says Prentice is to meet Q...
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Energy East is the largest tar sands pipeline ever proposed. It would facilitate an additional 650,000 to 750,000 barrels per day of tar sands production. This would mean up to 32 million tonnes of carbon emissions each year, the same as adding 7 million new cars to Canadian roads and a larger footprint than the entire province of Nova Scotia.
The battle to stop the tar sands is far from over but this week shows that when we work together and support each other, when we are bold and courageous we can climb and move mountains. We are growing in numbers every day, and together we can and already are changing the world.
A Canadian pipeline company is cutting its ties with a controversial U.S. public relations firm after leaked documents raised concerns about suggested tactics to promote a planned pipeline.TransCanada...
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TORONTO - Ontario and Quebec are promising to co-operate on trade, alcohol sales, climate change and TransCanada's Energy East pipeline following a joint meeting of the two provinces' Liberal cabinets...
The notion of “regulatory capture” — a regulator essentially becoming a tool of the industry it’s meant to regulate — is not new in the U.S. There, stories abound about banking regulators aggressively...
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The filing of the Energy East project this week is a perfect example of this choice and is slated to become the "climate test" for Canadian politicians. Unfortunately, right now this is also a climate test that every political party in Canada is failing. Most Canadian politicians remained silent in the wake of Energy East's filing.
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