Posts Tagged ‘Northern Gateway’

The newly filed application for TransCanada’s $12-billion Energy East pipeline project may as well have been wrapped in a Canadian flag when it was delivered to the regulator. It’s full of talk about freeing motorists in eastern Canada from their dependence on imported oil from volatile geopolitics locales such as Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Nigeria, and [...]

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A sharp correction in oil prices is putting the debate around major pipeline projects, such as Keystone XL, into a more nuanced light. Part of the impetus behind constructing new pipelines to carry bitumen from northern Alberta to the U.S. Gulf Coast, Kitimat on the Pacific, or even all the way across the country to [...]

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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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Why I Am Canadian for the Great Bear

Posted by Jeff Rubin on September 6th, 2012 under SmallerWorldTags: , , ,  • 13 Comments

I’ve just returned from one of my favourite pastimes—salmon fishing off the west coast of British Columbia. But even in the remote Kyuquot Sound region, off the grid and far away from the news, it’s hard to get away from conversations about the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline that would bring a never-ending stream of tanker [...]

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