Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 


C-69 to pit Liberals against conservative premiers in upcoming federal election

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 7:23 AM MDT

The federal Liberal government has thrown down the gauntlet in front of half of Canada’s premiers.On June 11, the same…

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Trans Mountain expansion gets green light, again

Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 2:58 PM MDT

As expected, the Trudeau government has once again approved the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline, although it is now…

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Uptick in support for Trans Mountain in B.C. as Ottawa set for decision

Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 7:19 AM MDT

Sixty per cent of British Columbians support the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline, according to a new Ipsos poll…

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One-third of Trans Mountain crude exports went to China in 2018: StatsCan

Monday, June 17, 2019, 7:29 AM MDT

More than $1 billion worth of Alberta crude was exported by oil tanker via Vancouver in 2018, with China accounting…

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Multibillion-dollar questions cloud Trans Mountain’s future

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 6:32 PM MDT

The Trans Mountain pipeline generated a massive loss in the first four months that it was owned by the Canadian…

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​Anti-pipeline activists claim there is no demand for Alberta crude in China, but the IEA and IHS Markit say otherwise

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 6:07 PM MDT

A new oil pipeline has an expected lifetime of at least 50 years. But will an expanded Trans Mountain pipeline…

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IEA boss delivers sobering reality check on global energy trends

Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 7:24 AM MDT

Thirty years ago, fossil fuels made up 81% of the world’s energy mix. Today, despite hundreds of billions of dollars…

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Canadian clean-tech companies show their stuff at CEM

Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 7:21 AM MDT

Last week’s Clean Energy Ministerial in Vancouver gave Canadian clean-tech companies a chance to show their stuff. The event, hosted…

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IEA chief paints rosy picture for the future of LNG

Thursday, May 30, 2019, 7:25 AM MDT

Supporters of B.C.'s LNG industry tout its benefits as potentially driving down greenhouse gas emissions, especially in China, which has…

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​LNG Canada sets example, says First Nations leader

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 7:18 AM MDT

Getting a multibillion-dollar LNG project built in Canada is no cakewalk.Just ask Petronas, which abandoned its plans for a $36…

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​Ottawa announces clean energy investments at CEM conference

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 7:06 AM MDT

The federal government is taking advantage of the Clean Energy Ministerial conference it is hosting this week in Vancouver to…

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​Horgan stacks the deck in BC inquiry on gas prices: critics

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 7:25 AM MDT

Premier John Horgan wants the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) to get to the bottom of B.C.’s record high gasoline prices.But…

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