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Poilievre promises to build more pipelines, remove oil tanker ban in northern B.C.

March 4, 2022 The Canadian Press

REGINA – Ottawa-area MP Pierre Poilievre says he would repeal what he calls Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s “anti-energy” laws if he becomes the next leader of the Conservatives. Pierre told a campaign stop in Regina that if he becomes party

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Politicians condemn violence at Coastal GasLink construction site in northern B.C. 

February 22, 2022 Hina Alam - THE CANADIAN PRESS

Politicians are denouncing what police have called a violent confrontation in separate attacks against officers and employees at a construction site for a natural gas pipeline being built across northern British Columbia.   Federal Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino called the

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Canada has existing options if Line 5 shuts down, environmental report argues

February 17, 2022 James McCarten - THE CANADIAN PRESS

WASHINGTON – Viable alternatives to Line 5 already exist if the controversial cross-border pipeline gets shut down, says a new report from a Canadian environmental group looking to bridge the ideological gulf in the public debate over North America’s continuing

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Indigenous non-profit looks to acquire ownership of Trans Mountain Pipeline

January 24, 2022 Amanda Stephenson - THE CANADIAN PRESS

CALGARY – A new Indigenous non-profit organization is seeking an ownership stake in the Trans Mountain Pipeline, saying its aim is to make sure communities along the pipeline’s route receive its benefits directly. Nesika Services publicly launched Monday, calling itself

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Enbridge says Line 3 ‘substantially complete,’ will be in service on Friday

September 29, 2021 Amanda Stephenson - THE CANADIAN PRESS

CALGARY – Enbridge Inc.’s Line 3 pipeline replacement project, a critical piece of export infrastructure for Canada’s energy sector, will be in service on Friday. The pipeline giant said Wednesday the 1,765-km Line 3 – which will carry oil from

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Trans Mountain pipeline operator wins fight to avoid naming its insurance companies

April 30, 2021 The Canadian Press

CALGARY – The Canada Energy Regulator says it has decided to grant a request by the operator of the Trans Mountain pipeline to protect the identity of its insurers in its regulatory filings. In a ruling, the federal regulator says

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Northern Alberta pipeline leak spills estimated 100,000 litres of oilfield liquids

March 30, 2021 The Canadian Press

CALGARY – The Alberta Energy Regulator says an oil and gas company under court protection from creditors is reporting the leak of an estimated 100,000 litres of oilfield liquids from a pipeline in northern Alberta. The provincial regulator says it

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Pipeline owner fined for unsafe incident near GO tracks in Greater Toronto

July 29, 2020 THE CANADIAN PRESS

CALGARY – The Canada Energy Regulator is fining Trans-Northern Pipelines $40,000 for an incident near a commuter train line in Greater Toronto that resulted in damage to a pipeline transporting gasoline. It says the incident near Oakville could potentially have

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Blockade trips up Canada’s biggest ports as shippers steer clear of rail closure

February 21, 2020 Christopher Reynolds - THE CANADIAN PRESS

MONTREAL – A rail blockade in eastern Ontario has led to backlogs at Canada’s three biggest ports, prompting some shippers to take their business elsewhere as cargo piles up and dockworkers’ paycheques shrink. The protest along Canadian National Railway tracks

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This little piggie caused a $24-million subrogated claim

April 16, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

A $24.3-million lawsuit by an oil and gas company against a contractor over an accident that spilled 60 cubic metres of oil is one of Canada’s largest-ever subrogated claims, a lawyer for the plaintiff says. In ISH Energy Ltd v

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Pennsylvania flooding ruptures pipeline, washes out bridge

October 24, 2016 Megan Trimble And Mark Scolforo - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – There has been little impact to the water supply so far from a ruptured pipeline during a freak storm in Pennsylvania that sent nearly 55,000 gallons of gasoline into a creek tributary, officials said Saturday. But authorities