Regulatory


Federal, provincial battle over carbon tax goes before Supreme Court this week

Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:12 AM MDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's carbon tax is going on trial Tuesday. The Supreme Court of Canada is set to hear…

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Energy firm charged with hindering Alberta Energy Regulator facility inspections

Thursday, August 13, 2020, 3:54 PM MDT

The Alberta Energy Regulator says it has laid charges against Land Petroleum International Inc. and president Bill Fung for hindering…

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Gitane De Silva sworn in as new CEO of CER

Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 6:51 AM MDT

Gitane De Silva was sworn in as the Canada Energy Regulator’s (CER) CEO at a small ceremony at Calgary’s Central…

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​21 state attorneys general sue over new Trump water rule

Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 6:21 PM MDT

Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration on Tuesday, alleging that new federal…

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​N.W.T. ignored in Alberta monitoring suspension despite agreement: leaked emails

Monday, July 13, 2020, 6:04 AM MDT

Alberta suspended environmental monitoring for oilsands companies without notifying the Northwest Territories, despite a legally binding agreement to do so.The…

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​Alberta to reinstate environmental monitoring in industry, oilpatch on July 15

Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 6:16 AM MDT

Alberta industries, including the oilpatch, will resume environmental monitoring and reporting in three weeks.The Alberta government and its energy regulator…

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​Scientists criticize Alberta’s monitoring suspension, lack of consultation

Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 6:14 AM MDT

Shutting down a broad range of Alberta's environmental monitoring over pandemic fears wasn't necessary, says the head of a group…

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Letter asks Ottawa to force Alberta to reinstate oilpatch monitoring

Thursday, June 11, 2020, 6:10 AM MDT

A dozen conservation and Indigenous groups have written federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson asking him to force the Alberta government…

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Adjustments to temporary monitoring suspensions under review, says AER

Thursday, June 11, 2020, 6:06 AM MDT

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) says it will be reviewing updated public health information and assessing how to adjust temporary…

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​First Nations, environmentalists ask for restart of oilpatch monitoring

Friday, June 5, 2020, 6:07 AM MDT

Seven environmental and Indigenous groups have asked the Alberta government to restart oilpatch monitoring as soon as possible given that…

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​Enbridge Line 3 project may face delay on longer permit process

Thursday, June 4, 2020, 6:23 AM MDT

Enbridge Inc.’s replacement and expansion of its Line 3 crude-oil pipeline faces more potential delays after Minnesota regulators said they’ll…

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​Alberta introduces bill to put deadlines on energy project approvals

Thursday, May 28, 2020, 6:08 AM MDT

Alberta is introducing legislation to allow the government to set maximum time limits on approvals for energy projects.Energy Minister Sonya…

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