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A majority — 80 per cent — feel either positively or neutral about new pipelines.
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The oil industry still hasn't returned to its role as a driver of growth.
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It seems as if things are starting to turn around for the Canadian province.
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Residents had been trying to gather fuel from the leaking tanker when it exploded.
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But we can still use it for beauty, right?
Seventeen publicly traded junior energy companies have disappeared in the past 30 months.
There's no denying that oil, coal and gas are tremendously useful. The problems aren't the resources but our profligate use of them. Using them more wisely is a start. In many cases, we also have alternatives. Most plastics are also made from oil -- which presents another set of problems.
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The risks of not enacting change significantly outweigh the risks of implementing new technologies. Holding back is already costing us money and causing further damage to the environment, and the longer we wait, the worse it will get. Canada has an opportunity to be a leader and to show the world that it is possible.
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Found in a wealthy, heavy emitting country, the tar sands are a carbon bomb that needs to be defused. Extracting Canada's 173 billion barrels will drive ever-greater numbers of the planet's most vulnerable over the edge.
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It's a "wakeup call" for Canada, says industry group's president.
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As the year draws to a close, it's worth looking back at some of the public policy issues that made headlines over the past 12 months, and that have a good chance of being in the news during the next 12 as well.
As healthful as some oils can be, aim to consume whole foods as often as possible. Avocados are a perfect example. They offer much more than just their monounsaturated fats. They are also a wonderful source of vitamin C, potassium, vitamin K, as well as soluble fiber. All of these nutrients are absent in the extracted oil.
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"Any pricing mechanism implemented should contribute to a vibrant and competitive oil and gas sector."
Canada risks falling behind if it doesn't develop its human resources, report argues.