28 June

WINNIPEG — In the shadow of Canada’s mega oil sands projects, smaller, technologically outdated facilities are churning out up to three times more emissions per barrel than the sector’s already high average. These projects present another challenge to Canada’s goal to cut emissions by 40-45% by 2030. With oil prices near 2-1/2-year highs and dim […]

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28 June

Alberta drilling rig In the shadow of Canada’s mega oil sands projects, smaller, technologically outdated facilities are churning out up to three times more emissions per barrel than the sector’s already high average. These projects present another challenge to Canada’s goal to cut emissions by 40-45% by 2030. With oil prices near 2-1/2-year highs and […]

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28 June

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 28 (Reuters) – In the shadow of Canada’s mega oil sands projects, smaller, technologically outdated facilities are churning out up to three times more emissions per barrel than the sector’s already high average. These projects present another challenge to Canada’s goal to cut emissions by 40-45% by 2030. With oil prices near […]

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23 June

June 23 (Reuters) – The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) this week lifted a stop work order on Trans Mountain Corporation that restricted tree clearing and mowing across the oil pipeline project to protect the environment and migratory birds. The order issued on June 3 required Trans Mountain to investigate and find the root cause of […]

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23 June

Trans Mountain pipeline construction The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) this week lifted a stop work order on Trans Mountain Corporation that restricted tree clearing and mowing across the oil pipeline project to protect the environment and migratory birds. The order issued on June 3 required Trans Mountain to investigate and find the root cause of […]

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22 June

By Rod Nickel and Nia Williams WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada has set ambitious targets for slashing emissions to fight climate change, but faces a stiff challenge: not only is its economy dependent on oil production, but the Canadian oil industry’s carbon emissions are among the world’s highest for every barrel of oil it […]

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22 June

OTTAWA — With the House of Commons set to adjourn for the summer tomorrow, federal ministers are making last-minute legislative moves, including presenting a new disability benefit bill and updating Canada’s firearms policy, prompting the opposition parties to question the government’s priorities. As MPs continue to work long hours to deal with as much outstanding […]

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22 June

U.S. and Canadian officials are holding bi-weekly meetings to discuss the potential closure of Enbridge’s Line 5 oil pipeline through the Straits of Mackinac and the ramifications of the shutdown in context of a 1977 treaty between the two governments. It’s not clear whether the state of Michigan has been party to those discussions. The […]

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22 June

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CALGARY, Alberta – Canada has set ambitious targets for slashing emissions to fight climate change, but faces a stiff challenge: not only is its economy dependent on oil production, but the Canadian oil industry’s carbon emissions are among the world’s highest for every barrel of oil it pumps. In the long term, Canada needs […]

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22 June

Credit: REUTERS/Todd Korol By Rod Nickel and Nia Williams WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CALGARY, Alberta, June 22 (Reuters) – Canada has set ambitious targets for slashing emissions to fight climate change, but faces a stiff challenge: not only is its economy dependent on oil production, but the Canadian oil industry’s carbon emissions are among the world’s highest for […]

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