Regulatory


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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​Alberta legislature to resume with COVID work, other bills, sitting into July

Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 6:16 AM MDT

Alberta politicians are going back to the legislature this week with a plan to sit until late July and pass…

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​Reverse job killing oilpatch monitoring suspensions: Alberta Opposition leader

Monday, May 25, 2020, 6:06 AM MDT

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney should step in to reverse a decision by the province's energy regulator to suspend most environmental…

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​Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oilsands over COVID concerns

Thursday, May 7, 2020, 6:12 AM MDT

The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended a wide array of environmental monitoring requirements for oilsands companies over public-health concerns raised…

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​New head of Alberta Energy Regulator wants to rebuild confidence in leadership

Monday, May 4, 2020, 6:06 AM MDT

Like a sports coach coming off a disappointing season, the new head of the agency that regulates Alberta's heavily challenged…

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​Ontario Energy Association calls for end to most hydro subsidies

Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 7:25 AM MDT

The association representing Ontario's energy producers and distributors says the province should stop subsidizing the price of hydro and instead…

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Judge rules Manitoba government had right to cancel Metis benefits deal

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 5:59 AM MDT

A judge has ruled that the Manitoba government was within its rights to cancel a $67-million agreement called “hush money”…

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​Advocacy groups, First Nations to weigh in on Alberta environmental review case

Thursday, March 5, 2020, 5:37 AM MST

Alberta’s top court is allowing a dozen submissions to be heard from advocacy groups and First Nations in the province's…

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