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Friday, February 23, 2018
EDMONTON, A.B. — The Alberta government accepted an olive branch from British Columbia and suspended its ban on the province's wine Thursday in a dispute over the Trans Mountain pipeline. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley took the step after B.C.'s John...
VICTORIA, B.C. — Premier John Horgan announced today that the provincial government will be moving forward with consultations on safeguards to oil spills on the West Coast, and will also be referring the outstanding issue around B.C.'s proposed ban...
CALGARY, A.B. — The Alberta Securities Commission is banning the former CEO of the Canadian arm of Chinese oil giant CNOOC Ltd. from acting as a director or officer in the province after he settled insider trading claims against...
MONTREAL, Q.C. — Canada's two largest railways vowed to improve their service levels over the coming months as they escape the grip of a tough winter that hampered their ability to transport goods. During separate presentations to a transportation conference,...
OTTAWA, O.N. — Serious accidents involving both rail and pipeline transport of dangerous substances like crude oil and gas increased in 2017 over the previous year, according to statistics compiled by the Transportation Safety Board. Of the total 1,090 railway...
CALGARY, A.B. — Delayed oil pipeline construction is causing a steep discount for Canadian crude prices that is costing the economy roughly $15.6 billion a year or about 0.75 percent of GDP, according to Scotiabank. “Pipeline approval delays have imposed...
EDMONTON, A.B. — Alberta’s economic development minister is shrugging off a legal challenge filed by British Columbia over Alberta's ban on B.C. wine. Deron Bilous says the potential fine Alberta faces for violating free trade rules is a pittance when...
VICTORIA, B.C. — Jobs, Trade and Technology Minister Bruce Ralston announced today that the provincial government has launched a formal challenge against Alberta's ban on B.C. wines. Ralston said that B.C. officially filed against the wine ban today through the...
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Cash-strapped Newfoundland and Labrador has launched a 12-year plan to speed and increase offshore oil and gas development while drawing coveted global investment. The province will review regulations, enhance seismic data and advance cost-saving tie-back technology to extract more from existing sites. Its goal is to double overall production...
CALGARY, A.B. - Two years after a blue-ribbon panel called on the Alberta government to encourage partial upgrading of bitumen from the oilsands to enhance value and free up more pipeline room for exports, the idea remains years away...
CALGARY — Two years after a blue-ribbon panel called on the Alberta government to encourage partial upgrading of bitumen from the oilsands to enhance value and free up more pipeline room for exports, the idea remains years away from commercialization. In its...
VICTORIA, B.C. - British Columbia's government is appealing a decision that allows Kinder Morgan Canada to bypass local regulations in constructing its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The National Energy Board ruled in December that the company is not required to...
VICTORIA — British Columbia's government is appealing a decision that allows Kinder Morgan Canada to bypass local regulations in constructing its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The National Energy Board ruled in December that the company is not required to comply with two sections...
EDMONTON, A.B. - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she wants progress in the Trans Mountain pipeline impasse by next week or she will take further retaliatory action. Notley says she wants British Columbia to reverse its decision to ban increased shipping...
CALGARY, A.B. - Enbridge Inc. said Friday that it hit record oil shipping volumes in December as rising Western Canada production filled up the extra capacity the company has been adding to its system. The increased volumes helped push Enbridge to an...
CALGARY, A.B. - Progress Energy Canada has sold its oil and natural gas assets in Alberta's Deep Basin, that will allow the company to focus on its holdings in B.C. In October, the company announced they would be putting assets that...
CALGARY, A.B. - The National Energy Board has issued three more approvals for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion allowing construction to begin on a tunnel entrance in British Columbia. The board says it's granting relief for pre-construction conditions on Trans...
CALGARY, A.B. - Higher discounts being paid for Canadian heavy oil versus American crude are having an "extraordinary impact'' on the Canadian and Alberta economies, says the CEO of oilsands producer Cenovus Energy Inc. Every U.S. dollar increase in the...

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