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Sunday, April 22, 2018
VANCOUVER, B.C. - British Columbia Premier John Horgan sang his government's praises as he addressed the annual convention for members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees. On the New Democrat record, Horgan listed a number of changes that affected...
EDMONTON, A.B. - Alberta's auditor general says a long-term fiscal projection would help the province as it deals with oil price swings and a diminishing non-renewable resource. In his farewell report, Merwan Saher says enormous oil revenues, such as have...
CALGARY, A.B. — A Supreme Court of Canada ruling on bringing beer from Quebec into New Brunswick has implications for the trade war between Alberta and B.C. over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Experts say the court seems to be...
MONTREAL, Q.C. — The Conference Board of Canada says the growth of the country's airline industry will slow in 2018 as profits are forecast to decrease from last year's peak primarily because of higher fuel and labour prices. It says...
CALGARY, A.B. - The CEO of Kinder Morgan says events in recent days have reinforced his concerns about the viability of the Trans Mountain expansion project. Speaking on an earnings conference call, Steve Kean said the company suspended work on...
OTTAWA, O.N. — Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says the Trans Mountain pipeline will only increase tanker traffic off the coast of British Columbia by one ship a day, downplaying the risks raised by environmental critics of the project. Speaking...
VICTORIA, B.C. — Environment Minister George Heyman says British Columbia will take its Trans Mountain pipeline reference case to court by April 30. Heyman says the government will file its legal action over the issue of jurisdiction in the pipeline...
CALGARY, A.B. — Three Colorado communities have filed a lawsuit demanding that Calgary-based Suncor Energy Inc. and U.S. giant Exxon Mobil Corp. “pay their fair share” of costs associated with climate change. In a U.S. court filing, the communities of...
VICTORIA, B.C. -  British Columbia's attorney general says Alberta's proposed fuel restriction law is a politically motivated "bluff'' that will result in an immediate lawsuit from his province and likely lawsuits from oil companies. David Eby said government legal experts looked...
CALGARY, A.B. - Economic damage will extend far beyond the fuel budgets of British Columbia residents if Alberta successfully enacts a bill allowing it to restrict oil and gas exports, observers say. The Bill 12 legislation and the trade war...
CALGARY, A.B. — A spokesman for refiners in Western Canada says any move by the Alberta government to shut off the flow of refined fuel to British Columbia might increase prices for consumers there but it would also negatively...
EDMONTON, A.B. — Premier Scott Moe says Saskatchewan will join Alberta in a fight with B.C. over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by introducing its own legislation on oil exports. Premier Scott Moe has announced on Twitter that his government...
OTTAWA, O.N - The British Columbia government is denying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's claim that it has been mum on how Ottawa should reinforce environmental protections _ and offering as proof a detailed list of six demands it says...
CALGARY, A.B. - Oil shippers are reacting with trepidation to legislation the Alberta NPD has introduced that would give the government power to restrict energy exports from the province. Canadian Energy Pipeline Association president Chris Bloomer says he understands why...
VICTORIA, B.C. - British Columbia's attorney general is threatening to sue if a new law introduced in Alberta causes gasoline prices in to skyrocket. David Eby says it's unconstitutional for one province to use energy policy to punish another province, and...
EDMONTON, A.B. — The Alberta government has introduced legislation that would give the energy minister power to restrict the flow of oil, gasoline and natural gas leaving the province. Once passed, Marg McCuaig-Boyd would be able to direct truckers, pipeline...
OTTAWA, O.N. — The House of Commons has agreed to hold an emergency debate tonight on the Trans Mountain pipeline predicament. Conservative natural resources critic Shannon Stubbs made the request, saying thousands of jobs and billions of dollars for the...
VANCOUVER, B.C. — B.C.'s Prosecution Service is considering criminal charges against dozens of people arrested for protesting Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. But it will be up to a pair of newly appointed special prosecutors to determine whether charges...
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