Regulatory


​Canada becoming a ‘banana republic’ over energy: Grafton

Friday, June 21, 2019, 7:21 AM MDT

Canada risks becoming a “banana republic” for its restrictive energy policy and failure to attract new investment into the sector,…

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Alberta asks Court of Appeal to look at constitutionality of federal carbon tax

Friday, June 21, 2019, 7:14 AM MDT

EDMONTON — Alberta's justice minister says the province is asking for a legal opinion on the constitutionality of the federal…

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​Conservative climate plan looks to reduce global emissions

Friday, June 21, 2019, 7:11 AM MDT

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says his climate plan will be “Canada's best chance” to hit its targets under…

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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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​Trump makes his biggest move yet to try to save coal plants

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 7:15 AM MDT

President Donald Trump is scaling back sweeping Obama-era curbs on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants burning coal, his biggest…

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​Business leaders welcome TMX approval but fear it may not be completed

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 7:32 AM MDT

CALGARY — Ottawa's approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion pleased business leaders on Tuesday but they say they will…

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Six ways Ottawa can fix Canada’s national pipeline crisis: MacDonald-Laurier Institute

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 7:27 AM MDT

A new report by the “rigorously independent and non-partisan” Ottawa-based MacDonald-Laurier Institute says that the federal government “must stand up…

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Who said what about the Liberals' decision to go ahead with Trans Mountain

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 7:24 AM MDT

OTTAWA — There was swift reaction Tuesday to the decision by the Trudeau Liberals to give the go-ahead to the…

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​Line 3 pipeline project hits another Minnesota obstacle

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 7:21 AM MDT

MINNEAPOLIS — Enbridge's plan to replace an aging crude oil pipeline that runs through northern Minnesota hit another obstacle Tuesday…

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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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Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets second green light from Ottawa

Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 2:47 PM MDT

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government is giving the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion a second lease on life.Tuesday's long-awaited decision…

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Drought conditions in Northeast B.C. lead to energy industry water cutbacks

Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 7:15 AM MDT

Northeastern B.C. drought conditions have caused the B.C. Oil & Gas Commission to order cutbacks in water diversions at oil…

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