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The latest battleground for U.S. President Barack Obama’s so-called war on coal isn’t even in the lower forty-eight states. It’s across the border in British Columbia’s densely populated lower mainland where a recent proposal to expand Port Metro Vancouver’s Surrey operation could offer a backdoor exit for U.S. coal to escape to Asia. Environmental groups [...]

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The days of energy isolationism may be coming to an end for Ontario and Quebec. Canada’s two largest power-consuming provinces, which have long followed their own paths when it comes to electricity, could soon join forces in an energy partnership that will pay dividends on both sides of the border. What’s more, unlike the fallout [...]

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It’s tough to find any drivers who relish digging into their wallets to fill up at the pump. According to the International Monetary Fund, though, not only should fuel taxes jump by more than 50 percent, the increase should have Canadians whistling a happy tune. Now, here’s the real kicker—the IMF is right. In a [...]

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Standing side by side in Ottawa last month, the Prime Ministers of Canada and Australia jointly blasted carbon taxes as environmentally ineffective job killers. As outspoken defenders of a carbon economy, the pair, it they cared to look, would find themselves as part of a club with an ever-dwindling membership. Neither, it is worth noting, [...]

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The Northern Gateway Project, introduced in the middle of the last decade, promises to keep British Columbia mired in debate for years more to come. Despite the National Energy Board’s recent approval, staunch opposition from First Nations groups and environmentalists looks set to suspend the pipeline in a state of legal limbo. Across the border, [...]

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