Regulatory


Jason Kenney fires back at Amnesty International criticism of ‘war room’: read the full text

Friday, September 13, 2019, 7:11 AM MDT

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney published an open letter to Amnesty International Canada secretary general Alex Neve on Thursday, responding to…

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Critics slam Trudeau’s record on energy, even if TMX starts

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 7:27 AM MDT

This article is part of a series by Business in Vancouver on the federal election campaign.In the coming weeks leading…

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​Alberta launches court challenge of federal Bill C-69

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 7:25 AM MDT

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has officially asked the province's Appeal Court whether Ottawa's new environmental assessment process for major…

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Squamish council chides Woodfibre LNG for lack of consultation

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 7:20 AM MDT

During the first council meeting after summer break, Squamish, B.C. council members and staff criticized Woodfibre LNG for what both…

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​Construction of Trans Mountain expansion still faces hurdles

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 7:13 AM MDT

VANCOUVER — The federal government has said that the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion will be operational by mid-2022. Whether that…

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Democrats step on shaky political ground with fracking bans

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 7:06 AM MDT

DENVER — Several Democratic presidential candidates are running on a promise to ban fracking — and stepping on unstable political…

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TMX appeal may not slow down work on pipeline

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 7:32 AM MDT

Trans Mountain Corp. is planning to continue construction work on its pipeline expansion project this fall, despite a court ruling…

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​Alberta government to review energy regulator, replaces board members

Monday, September 9, 2019, 7:48 AM MDT

CALGARY — The Alberta government has announced a review of the province's energy regulator.Energy Minister Sonya Savage says the review…

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​AER review must take care not to pin bogeyman on a world-class system

Sunday, September 8, 2019, 7:09 PM MDT

Grant Sprague and Bev Yee are very capable senior bureaucrats. They’re the Alberta deputy ministers of energy and environment, respectively.…

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‘Outrageous:’ Alberta man told oil and gas shirt not allowed in Senate

Thursday, September 5, 2019, 5:54 PM MDT

CALGARY — Parliamentary security says it made a mistake telling an Alberta man he wasn't allowed to wear a T-shirt…

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​Court allows six Trans Mountain appeals focusing on Indigenous consultation

Thursday, September 5, 2019, 7:34 AM MDT

VANCOUVER — The Federal Court of Appeal says it will hear six challenges of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion focusing…

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Gasoline inquiry challenges Lotusland’s cultural aversion to fossil-fuel truth

Thursday, September 5, 2019, 7:23 AM MDT

British Columbia’s distinctive left-coast culture was a gold mine of material for satirist Allan Fotheringham. In his heyday, the columnist…

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